Repeal of the dispute resolution procedures

Implementation date: 6 April 2009

The Employment Act 2008 (Commencement No.1 and Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2008 brings into force sections 1 to 7 and schedule 1, part 1 of the Employment Act 2008. These parts of the Act repeal the statutory dispute resolution procedures set out in sections 29 to 33 and schedules 2 to 4 of the Employment Act 2002. The Order also brings into effect the repeal of section 98A of the Employment Rights Act 1996, returning the law on unfair dismissal to the position prior to the dispute resolution procedures coming into force in October 2004. The Order and the Act can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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