Sex Discrimination Code of Practice (Equal Pay) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-03-05

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 98

SEX DISCRIMINATION
Sex Discrimination Code of Practice (Equal Pay) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
5th March 1999

Coming into operation
4th May 1999

The Department of Economic Development, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 56A(7) of the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Sex Discrimination Code of Practice (Equal Pay) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999.

Code of Practice

2.  The Department of Economic Development hereby appoints 4th May 1999 as the day on which there shall come into effect the Code of Practice on Equal Pay, issued by the Commission under Article 56A(5) of the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Economic Development on

L.S.
G. I. O'Doherty
Assistant Secretary
5th March 1999.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order appoints 4th May 1999 as the date upon which the Code of Practice on Equal Pay, issued by the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland under Article 56A of the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 shall come into effect.
Under Article 56A(9) of that Order the Code can be admitted in evidence in any proceedings before an industrial tribunal and if any provision of it appears to the tribunal to be relevant to any question arising in the proceedings it shall be taken into account in determining the question.

(1)
S.I. 1976/1042 (N.I. 15). Article 56A was inserted by S.I. 1988/1303 (N.I. 13) Article 7
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