Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (Commencement No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2004 comes into force

Implementation date: 30 January 2005

The Order amends the Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, in relation to the powers to make industrial tribunal procedure regulations, and the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998, in relation to the powers to make fair employment tribunal procedure regulations. The amendments relate to costs and expenses, payments in respect of preparation time, conciliation, prescription of forms, determinations without a hearing, practice directions and hearing reviews. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.