Application to High Court with a View to Discontinuing or Defer Ring Industrial Action Which En Dangers Lives, Imperils National Security, etc.

Part of Orders of the Day — Trade Union and Labour Relations Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th July 1974.

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(2) The condition referred to in paragraph (b) of the preceding subsection is that the industrial action in question has caused, or (as the case may be) would cause, an interruption in the supply of goods or in the provision of services of such a nature, or on such a scale, as to be likely—

  1. (a) to be gravely injurious to the national economy, to imperil national security or to create a serious risk of public disorder, or
  2. (b) to endanger the lives of a substantial number of persons, or expose a substantial number of persons to serious risk of disease or personal injury.