HC Deb 27 July 1981 vol 9 c308W
Mr. Robert Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list those provisions of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 which now apply to the categories of offshore employment defined in section 137(2) of that Act.

Mr. Waddington

All the provisions of the 1978 Act, with the exception of section 29—time off work for public duties—apply, with some necessary modifications, to employment within United Kingdom territorial waters and on the United Kingdom continental shelf which is connected with the exploration or exploitation of natural resources, other than employment by non-United Kingdom employers wholly or mainly connected with the Frigg gas field or employment wholly or mainly connected with the Ekofisk field.

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