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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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Exclusion of Articles 43 to 43C in case of certain employees

43D.—(1) Articles 43 to 43C shall not apply to an employee if—

(a)his employment continues for less than one month; or

(b)he is employed under a contract which normally involves employment for less than eight hours weekly.

(2) Articles 43 to 43C shall apply to an employee who at any time comes or ceases to come within the exceptions from those Articles provided for by paragraph (1)(b) and Article 49(3A), and under Article 49(11), as if his employment with his employer terminated or began at that time.

(3) The fact that Article 43 is directed by paragraph (2) to apply to an employee as if his employment began on his ceasing to come within the exceptions referred to in that paragraph shall not affect the obligation under Article 43(2)(b) to specify the date on which his employment actually began.

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