8. Contract of service not to restrict rights of employees to join, participate in or organize trade unions.

Nothing in any contract of service shall in any manner restrict the right of any employee who is a party to such contract:

(a) to join a registered trade union;

(b) to participate in the activities of a registered trade union, whether as an officer of such union, or otherwise; or

(c ) to associate with any other persons for the purpose of organising a trade union in accordance with the Trade Unions