(1) This section applies if a person—
(a) is an employee of an employer for a covered industry; and
(b) is not registered on the workers register for the covered industry; and
(c) does not apply under section 16 for registration before the end of the relevant period.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the relevant period is—
(a) if the person is an employee of the employer at the commencement of this section—3 months after that commencement; or
(b) if the person is an employee of the employer when the industry becomes a covered industry—3 months after the industry becomes a covered industry; or
(c) in any other case—3 months after the person becomes an employee of the employer.
(3) The employer must apply for registration of the employee on the workers register for the covered industry when the employer next submits a quarterly return.
(4) The application must be in the approved form.