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Northern Ireland Statutory Rules

Version as made

1996 No. 547

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 547


Employment Rights (Health Service Employers) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996


26th November 1996

Coming into operation

29th December 1996

The Department of Economic Development, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 14(8)(b) of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(1), and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Employment Rights (Health Service Employers) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 29th December 1996.

Specified descriptions of employment

2.  The following descriptions of employment are hereby specified for the purposes of Article 14(7) of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996—

(a) employment as a registered medical practitioner or registered dental practitioner in the grade of Registrar, Senior Registrar, Specialist Registrar, Registrar (Public Health) , Senior Registrar (Public Health) and Specialist Registrar (Public Health) ;
(b) employment in the grade of clinical scientist trainee or clinical psychology trainee; and
(c) employment in the grade of general management training scheme trainee or financial management training scheme trainee. Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Economic Development on 26th November 1996. L.S.W. D. A. HaireAssistant Secretary
Explanatory Note (This note is not part of the Regulations.) This Order specifies for the purposes of Article 14(7) of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 the descriptions of employment (being employment in which persons are engaged while undergoing professional training which involves their being employed successively by a number of different health service employers) where the continuity of the employee’s period of employment is, by virtue of that Article, maintained on his changing his employer for that purpose. (1) S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16)