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The Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Acts which are both unfair dismissal and disability discrimination

15.—(1) In Article 151(6) of the [1996 NI 16.] Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (which provides for a higher additional award for an unfairly dismissed employee who is not reinstated or re-engaged as ordered in a case where the dismissal is an act of discrimination within the meaning of other statutory provisions), at the end there shall be added


(d)a dismissal which is an act of discrimination within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 which is unlawful by virtue of that Act..

(2) Article 160(1) of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (which prohibits recovery under more than one provision in the case of an act which is both unfair dismissal and sex or race discrimination) shall be amended as follows.

(3) For sub-paragraph (b) there shall be substituted—

(b)any one or more of the [1976 NI 15.] Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, the [1995 c. 50.] Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the [1997 NI 6.] Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1997,.

(4) The words “two or three” shall cease to have effect.

(5) For the words “the other, or any of the others,” there shall be substituted “any other of them”.

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