Employer means any person employing any worker or workers
Industrial dispute means any dispute arising between an employer or a registered union of employers and a registered union of workers in relation to any industrial matter
Industrial Magistrate means a person appointed by the Minister to be an Industrial Magistrate for the purposes of these regulations
Industrial matter means any matter affecting or relating to any work done or to be done by workers, or the privileges, rights, and duties of any employers or workers, not involving questions which are or may be the subject of proceedings for an offence; and includes all matters affecting the privileges, rights, and duties of any registered union or the officers of any such union
Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs
The reference to the
“Minister of Foreign Affairs” was substituted, as from 8 November 1974, for a reference to the
“Minister of Island Affairs” (as substituted by section 8(2) of the Maori and Island Affairs Department Act 1968) by section 2(4)(a) Cook Islands Amendment Act 1974 (1974 No 80).
Person includes a corporation sole, and also includes a body of persons whether incorporated or not
Registered union means a union registered under these regulations
Worker means a person of any age and of either sex employed to do any work for hire or reward.