Employment Relations Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE A1, COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: RECOGNITION - continued
PART IV, DERECOGNITION: GENERAL - continued
Ballot on derecognition - continued

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     99. - (1) As soon as is reasonably practicable after the CAC is informed of the result of a ballot by the person conducting it, the CAC must act under this paragraph.
 
      (2) The CAC must inform the employer and the union (or unions) of the result of the ballot.
 
      (3) If the result is that the proposition that the bargaining arrangements should be ended is supported by-
 
 
    (a) a majority of the workers voting, and
 
    (b) at least 40 per cent of the workers constituting the bargaining unit,
  the CAC must issue a declaration that the bargaining arrangements are to cease to have effect on a date specified by the CAC in the declaration.
 
      (4) If the result is otherwise the CAC must refuse the application under paragraph 86, 87 or 91.
 
      (5) If a declaration is issued under sub-paragraph (3) the bargaining arrangements shall cease to have effect accordingly.
 
      (6) The Secretary of State may by order amend sub-paragraph (3) so as to specify a different degree of support; and different provision may be made for different circumstances.
 
      (7) An order under sub-paragraph (6) shall be made by statutory instrument.
 
      (8) No such order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.
 
  PART V
  DERECOGNITION WHERE RECOGNITION AUTOMATIC
 
Introduction
     100. - (1) This Part of this Schedule applies if-
 
 
    (a) the CAC has issued a declaration under paragraph 20(2) that a union is (or unions are) recognised as entitled to conduct collective bargaining on behalf of a bargaining unit, and
 
    (b) the parties have agreed under paragraph 28 or 29 a method by which they will conduct collective bargaining.
      (2) In such a case references in this Part of this Schedule to the bargaining arrangements are to-
 
 
    (a) the declaration, and
 
    (b) the parties' agreement.
 
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