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UK Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2004 No. 2516

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Instruments

2004 No. 2516


The Working Time Regulations 1998 (Amendment) Regulations 2004


20th September 2004

Laid before Parliament

24th September 2004

Coming into force

1st October 2004

The Secretary of State, being 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), in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by that provision, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1)  These Regulations may be cited as The Working Time Regulations 1998 (Amendment) Regulations 2004 and shall come into force on 1st October 2004.

(2)  In these Regulations, “the Principal Regulations” means The Working Time Regulations 1998(3 ).

Amendments to the Principal Regulations

2.  After paragraph (6) of regulation 35 (restrictions on contracting out) of the Principal Regulations insert—

“(6A)   A person shall be treated as being a qualified lawyer within paragraph (6) (a) if he is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives employed by a solicitors' practice.”. Jacqui Smith,Minister of State for Industry and the Regions and Deputy Minister for Women and Equality,,Department of Trade and Industry20th September 2004
Explanatory Note (This note is not part of the Regulations) These Regulations amend The Working Time Regulations 1998. The effect of the amendments is to extend, with regard to England and Wales, the category of person validly able to give advice in relation to compromise agreements under those Regulations to a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives employed by a solicitors' practice. A Regulatory Impact Assessment has not been prepared. (1) 1972 c. 68 . (2) S.I. 1997/1174 . (3) S.I 1998/1833 , to which there are amendments which are irrelevant to these Regulations.