An industrial dispute/trade dispute means any dispute or difference between employers and employers or between employers and workmen, or between workmen and workmen, which is connected with the employment or non-employment or the terms of employment or with the conditions of labour, of any person.
TRADE DISPUTE ACT
a) Board of inquiry – means a Board of inquiry appointed by the Minister under section 19.
b) Collective agreement – means an agreement made between a trade union and an employer or organization of employers which relates to terms and conditions of employment, whether or not enforceable in law and whether or not concluded under machinery for negotiation.
c) Recognition agreement means an agreement in writing made between a trade union and an employer or organization of employers which provides for the recognition of the trade union as the body entitled to represent the interests of those of its members who are specified in the agreement and who are or have been employed by the employer or any of the employers compromising that organization.
Persons to whom Act does not apply: a) the armed forces or any reserve force b) police force, administrative police force to prison service or in the National Youth Service.