(1) Subject to the provisions of this section and sections 137 and 138, for the purposes of this Part an employee is dismissed by his employer if (and only if)—
(a) the contract under which he is employed by the employer is terminated by the employer (whether with or without notice),
(b) he is employed under a contract for a fixed term and that term expires without being renewed under the same contract, or
[(b) he is employed under a limited term contract and that contract terminates by virtue of the limiting event without being renewed under the same contract, or]
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