Code of Practice: picketing

Guidance on picketing for employers, workers or members of the public who may be affected by a picket or any associated activities.


Code of Practice: Picketing

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This Code of Practice provides practical guidance on picketing in trade disputes for those contemplating, organising or taking part in a picket or activities associated with picketing.

The Code has been updated to reflect the legal provisions made by the Trade Union Act 2016 and supersedes the Code of Practice on Picketing issued in 1992.

Published 31 March 1992
Last updated 24 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Final version of Code of Practice published

  2. Explanatory memorandum added

  3. Draft code of practice added

  4. First published.