Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Flexible Working Regulations 2014 and come into force on 30th June 2014.

(2) In these Regulations—

“the 1996 Act” means the Employment Rights Act 1996;

“flexible working application” means an application made under section 80F of the 1996 Act (statutory right to request contract variation).