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Trade unions and industrial action: key differences in Northern Ireland

Updating author: Updating author: Nick Chronias, consultant editor (Northern Ireland): Andrew Spratt

Future developments

There are no future developments specific to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Scotland

The legislation that applies in England and Wales extends to Scotland with the exception of the Highways Act 1980 (under which it is a criminal offence wilfully to obstruct the free passage along a highway without lawful authority or excuse).