Breach of union rules / breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Beaumont v Amicus

This document contains the decision made by the Certification Officer in this case.



Two complaints that action by two branches of the union breached the union’s rule on canvassing at the time of an election. In a third complaint, the Certification Officer refused the declaration sought that the use by a candidate of a website breached the same union rule on canvassing and section 48(6) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 at the time of an election. Section 108A(2)(a) of the 1992 Act.