Redundancy Fund (Abolition) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1991/196

1991 No. 196 (N.I. 2)

NORTHERN IRELAND

The Redundancy Fund (Abolition) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

Made 5th February 1991

Laid before Parliament 15th February 1991

Coming into operation on 28th March 1991

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 5th day of February 1991

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas this Order is only made for purposes corresponding to the purposes of section 13 of the1Employment Act 1990:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the2Northern Ireland Act 1974 (as modified by section 17 of the said Act of 1990) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

S-1 Title and commencement

Title and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Redundancy Fund (Abolition) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 and shall come into operation on 28th March 1991.

S-2 Interpretation

Interpretation

2. The 3Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

S-3 Abolition of Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund

Abolition of Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund

3.—(1) The assets and liabilities of the Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund shall become assets and liabilities of the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund and the Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund shall cease to exist.

(2) The Department of Economic Development shall prepare an account (in such form as the Department of Finance and Personnel may direct) showing the final state of the Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund, and shall send a copy of it to the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland who shall examine, certify and report on the account and lay copies of it and of his report before the Assembly.

(3) References to the Northern Ireland Redundancy Fund in any statutory instrument (within the meaning of section 1(c) of the4Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954) shall be construed as references to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund.

(4) Section 41 of the5Contracts of Employment and Redundancy Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 ) (power to make repayments where contributions paid in respect of certain employees not entitled to redundancy payment) shall cease to have effect.

S-4 Amendments and repeals

Amendments and repeals

4.—(1) The statutory provisions set out in Schedule 1 shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in that Schedule.

(2) The statutory provisions set out in Schedule 2 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

G. I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1

Article 4(1).

AMENDMENTS

The Contracts of Employment and Redundancy Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 (c. 19 (N.I.))

In section 42 (redundancy: payments by Department to employee where employer fails to pay) in subsections (2) and (3) for “the fund” substitute “the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund”.

In section 60 (expenses) in subsections (4) and (5) for “Redundancy Fund” substitute “National Insurance Fund”.

In section 62 (reciprocal arrangements with the Isle of Man) in subsection (2) for “Redundancy Fund” substitute “National Insurance Fund”.

The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 16)

In Articles 42(1), 43(1) and 45(4) (insolvency of employer: payments by Department to or in respect of employees) for “Redundancy Fund” substitute “National Insurance Fund”.

SCHEDULE 2

Article 4(2).

REPEALS

Chapter or number

Short Title

Extent of Repeal

1965 c. 19 (N.I.).

The Contracts of Employment and Redundancy Payments Act(Northern Ireland) 1965.

Section 36.

Section 41.

Section 45.

Section 52(6).

1973 c. 38.

The Social Security Act 1973.

In Schedule 27, paragraphs 118 and 119.

1975 c. 15.

The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975.

In section 1(1)(b) the...

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