1 Citation, commencement and revocation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Employment Tribunals (Increase of Maximum Deposit) Order 2012 and comes into force on 15th February 2012.

(2)    The Employment Tribunals (Increase of Maximum Deposit) Order 2001 is revoked.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2012: see para (1) above.

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2 Increase of Maximum Deposit

2Increase of Maximum Deposit

In section 9(2)(a) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 for “£500” substitute “£1,000”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2012: see art 1(1).

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Signature

Edward Davey

Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

23rd January 2012

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends section 9(2)(a) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996, which provides a power to make regulations authorising employment tribunals to order the payment of a deposit if a party wishes to continue to participate in proceedings. The amendment contained in this Order substitutes the maximum sum of the deposit that may be specified in such regulations, replacing £500 with £1,000.

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