List of bodies qualified to supervise trade union ballots in Northern Ireland expanded

Implementation date: 6 April 2010

The list of bodies specified in the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (SI 1995/1980) as being qualified for appointment as a scrutineer of elections and ballots that trade unions are required to hold is amended. These elections and ballots relate to the election of members of the executive committee and certain officers, the maintenance of a political fund, mergers with another union and the taking of industrial action. The Trade Union Ballots and Elections (Independent Scrutineer Qualifications) Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 (SI 2010/78) and the Recognition and Derecognition Ballots (Qualified Persons) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 (SI 2010/79) can be viewed on the OPSI website.