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Name: Public Utility Undertakings and Public Health Services Arbitration (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 14 of 2009).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-05-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2009-08-14, Legal Supplement - A, pp. 151-153 (PDF)
ISN: GUY-2009-L-90134
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2009-08-14, Legal Supplement - A, pp. 151-153 PDF PDF
Abstract/Citation: Makes several amendments to the Public Utility Undertakings and Public Health Services Arbitration Act (Cap. 54:01). It amends the following:
- the long title of the Act by deleting the words "in public utility undertakings and in certain services and to prohibit strikes and lock-outs in such undertakings or services", and substitutes them with the words "in essential services and to prohibit strikes and lock-outs in such services";
- section 1(1) by replacing "Public Utility Undertakings and Public Health Services" with "Essential Services";
- Section 1(2) by replacing "those services" with "the essential services";
- Section 4 by replacing "a Public Utility and Public Health Services Arbitration Tribunal" with "an Essential Services Arbitration Tribunal";
- Section 19(1) by replacing the whole sub-section concerning offences;
- Repeals and replaces the Schedule now entitled "Essential Services" and in which all of the essential services are listed.
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