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UK Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2009 No. 1567

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 1567

Terms And Conditions Of Employment

The Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2009


25th June 2009

Laid before Parliament

25th June 2009

Coming into force

1st August 2009

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to measures relating to the organisation of working time(2);

Accordingly the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of that Act, makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and shall come into force on 1st August 2009.

Amendments to regulation 25A of the Working Time Regulations 1998

2.  In regulation 25A (doctors in training) of the Working Time Regulations 1998(3 ) —

(a) for paragraph (1) substitute—
“(1)   Paragraph (1) of regulation 4 is modified in its application to workers to whom this paragraph applies by substituting for the reference to 48 hours a reference to 52 hours with effect from 1st August 2009 until 31st July 2011.
(1A)   Paragraph (1) applies to workers who are doctors in training who are employed—
(a) by an employer who is listed in column 1 of the table contained in Schedule 2A,
(b) at a place listed in column 2 of that table in respect of that employer,
(c) to provide at that place one of the specialist services listed in column 3 of that table in respect of that place, and
(d) in one of the grades listed in column 4 of that table in respect of that specialist service and, where applicable, working as part of a rota referred to in that column in respect of that grade, or those grades.”

New Schedule 2A to the Working Time Regulations 1998

3.  After Schedule 2 (workers employed in agriculture) of the Working Time Regulations 1998 insert—