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Name: Dockyard Services Act 1986 (Chapter 52)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Dock workers; Labour contracts; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1986-07-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 6 p.
ISN: GBR-1986-L-2486
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=2486&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed separately, 6 p.
Abstract/Citation: Governs any arrangements that may be made for the provision by contractors of certain dockyard services. It declares the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment Regulations 1981) applicable to dockyard undertakings, subject to special conditions (section 1(4)). Under the Act, representatives of independent recognised trade unions shall be informed of the transfer, its legal, economic and social implications for the employees, and any measures envisaged to be taken on their behalf by the employer and/or the Secretary of State. If the Secretary envisages taking measures, consultations with trade union representatives shall take place (section 1(8)). The trade union may bring court action alleging the Secretary's failure to fulfil his duty in this regard (section 2). Other miscellaneous provisions.

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