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The Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Industrial Tribunals...

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. Industrial tribunals

      1. 3.Industrial tribunals

    4. Jurisdiction

      1. 4.Jurisdiction of industrial tribunals

      2. 5.Power to confer further jurisdiction on industrial tribunals

    5. Membership etc.

      1. 6.Composition of a tribunal

      2. 7.Remuneration, fees and allowances

    6. Procedure

      1. 8.Conduct of hearings

      2. 9.Industrial tribunal procedure regulations

      3. 9A.Practice directions

      4. 10.Procedure in contract cases

      5. 11.Pre-hearing reviews and preliminary matters

      6. 12.National security

      7. 12A.Confidential information

      8. 12B.Restriction of publicity in cases involving national security

      9. 13.Restriction of publicity . . .

      10. 14.Restriction of publicity in disability cases

      11. 15.Costs and expenses

      12. 15A.Payments in respect of preparation time

      13. 16.Interest

      14. 17.Enforcement

    7. Recoupment of social security benefits

      1. 18.Power to provide for recoupment of benefits

      2. 19.Recoupment: further provisions

    8. Conciliation

      1. 20.Conciliation : relevant proceedings etc.

      2. 20A.Requirement to contact Labour Relations Agency before instituting proceedings

      3. 20B.Conciliation before institution of proceedings: other Agency duties

      4. 20C.Conciliation after institution of proceedings

      5. 21.Conciliation procedure

      6. 21A.Conciliation: recovery of sums payable under compromises

    9. Appeals from industrial tribunals

      1. 22.Appeals from industrial tribunals

    10. Supplementary

      1. 23.Crown employment

      2. 24.Power to amend Order

      3. 25.Regulations and orders

      4. Article 26—Amendments

      5. 27.Transitional provisions, savings and transitory provisions

      6. Article 28—Repeals


    1. Schedule 1—Amendments

      1. Schedule 1—Amendments

    2. SCHEDULE 2



        1. 1.The substitution of this Order for the provisions repealed or revoked by this Order does...

        2. 2.Anything done, or having effect as done, (including the making of subordinate legislation) under or...

        3. 3.Any reference (express or implied) in this Order or any other statutory provision, or in...

        4. 4.(1) Any reference (express or implied) in any statutory provision, or in any instrument or...

        5. 5.Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section 29 of the Interpretation Act...


        1. Disability discrimination

          1. 6.(1) If section 62 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has not come into force...

        2. Jobseeker's allowance

          1. 7.(1) If paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 has...

        3. Armed forces

          1. 8.(1) If Article 10 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 has not come...

    3. Schedule 3—Repeals

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