The Employment Act 1989 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-01-23

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Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 134 (C. 9)

The Employment Act 1989 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997

23rd January 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 30(4) of the Employment Act 1989(1), (“the 1989 Act”), hereby makes the following order:


1.  This order may be cited as the Employment Act 1989 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997.


2.  The 1989 Act, so far as not already in force(2), shall come into force on 3rd March 1997.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State.

Paul Beresford
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
23rd January 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the order)
This order brings into force on 3rd March 1997 all the provisions of the Employment Act 1989 which are not already in force; these being provisions for the repeal of section 119A (duty of factory occupier to give notice of employment of a young person) of the Factories Act 1961 (c. 34) and enactments relating to it, and for a consequential amendment to section 176(5) of that Act.

1989 c. 38.

See section 30(2) and (3) of the 1989 Act; S.I. 1990/189.