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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(c) The persons specified in pursuance of subsection (4)(b)(ii) of this section in an order relating to a strike, or to any irregular industrial action short of a strike, shall not include any person who in the opinion of the High Court (nothwithstanding that he is specified in the application for the order)—

  1. (i) has, or (as the case may be) would have, no responsibility for the strike or other action in question beyond that of being included among the persons taking part in it, or
  2. (ii) has no responsibility for calling, organising, procuring or financing the strike or other action in question, or for threatening to do so, except in his capacity as an official of a trade union acting within the scope of his authority on behalf of the trade union.