Employment Relations Order (2004 Order) (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005 comes into force

Implementation date: 24 July 2005

The Order brings into operation most sections of the Employment Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 2004. The Order includes provisions for amending the statutory union recognition procedure and for strengthening employees' protection against dismissal when taking official industrial action. The Employment Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 and the Order bringing these sections into force can be viewed on the OPSI website.