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Statutory Instrument 1989 No. 31

The Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) (Amendment) Order 1989

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1989 No. 31

TRADE UNIONS

The Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) (Amendment) Order 1989

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Made12th January 1989
Laid before Parliament18th January 1989
Coming into force1st February 1989

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 15(3) of the Employment Act 1988[1], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
    Citation, commencement and interpretation
        1.—(1)  This Order may be cited as the Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) (Amendment) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 1st February 1989.

        (2)  In this Order,"the principal Order" means the Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) Order 1988[2].
    Amendment of the principal Order
        2.    In Article 7 of the principal Order, after"7." there shall be inserted"—(1)" and after"the 1988 Act." there shall be inserted a new paragraph-
      "  (2)  References in this Article to an officer shall be construed as not including an auditor.".


Signed by order of the Secretary of State.

John Cope

Minister of State, Department of Employment

12th January 1989






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    Section 15 of the Employment Act 1988 requires certain ballots and elections held by trade unions to be supervised by a qualified independent person (known as a"scrutineer") appointed by the trade union. The Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) Order 1988 ("the principal Order") specifies the conditions which a person must meet to be eligible for appointment as a scrutineer and specifies three bodies by name as being eligible for appointment as scrutineers.
    The purpose of the amendment contained in this Order is to secure that an individual potentially qualified to be a scrutineer under the principal Order will not be prevented from acting as a scrutineer in relation to ballots and elections held by a trade union by reason only that the office of auditor of a trade union may for some purposes be regarded as an office of that union.
    The Order comes into force on 1st February 1989, the same date as that on which section 15 and the principal Order come into force.



ISBN 0 11 096031 9




Notes:

[1] 1988 c. 19.

[2] S.I. 1988/2117.

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