Trade Union Act, 1941

Restrictions on grant and holding of negotiation licence.

7.—(1) No body of persons shall be granted or hold a negotiation licence unless it is a body (in this Act referred to as an authorised trade union) which fulfils the following conditions, that is to say:—

(a) that either it is registered under the Trade Union Acts, 1871 to 1935, or, if not so registered, it is a trade union under the law of another country and its headquarters control is situated in that country, and

(b) that it has deposited and, subject to the provisions of this Act, keeps deposited with the High Court the appropriate sum.

(2) In this section the expression “the appropriate sum” means the sum appropriate to the number of members of the relevant body in accordance with the Schedule to this Act.