Measures contained in the Act came into force in 2004 and its implementation was completed on 1 October 2005.

On 1 October 2005, the provisions of the Act relating to industrial action notices change the requirements on unions to provide notices to employers in advance of industrial action ballots and in advance of any consequent industrial action.

Sections 29 to 32 (Inducements and detriments in respect of membership, etc of independent trade unions) and Sections 37 and 38 (Role of the companion at disciplinary or grievance hearings; Extension of jurisdiction at the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)) came into force on 1 October 2004.

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