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Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Bill 2007

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2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Bill 2007

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (at the end of the table), add:

 

8.  Schedule 7

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

[protected allowable award matters to include redundancy pay]

(2)     Page 83 (after line 19), at the end of the bill, add:

Schedule 7—Protected allowable award matters etc.

Workplace Relations Act 1996

1  Subsection 354(4) (after paragraph (h) of the definition of protected allowable award matters )

Insert:

                   (ha)  redundancy pay;

2  After subsection 513(3)

Insert:

          (3A)  To avoid doubt, the matter of redundancy pay is, and is taken to have always been, a matter covered by the following provisions:

                     (a)  paragraph (1)(a);

                     (b)  paragraph (1)(n).

3  After subclause 17(1) of Schedule 6

Insert:

          (1A)  To avoid doubt, the matter of redundancy pay is, and is taken to have always been, a matter covered by the following provisions:

                     (a)  paragraph (1)(b);

                     (b)  paragraph (1)(p).

4  Subclause 25A(4) of Schedule 8 (after paragraph (h) of the definition of protected allowable award matters )

Insert:

                   (ha)  redundancy pay;

5  Subclause 52(3) of Schedule 8 (after paragraph (g) of the definition of protected allowable award matters )

Insert:

                    (ga)  redundancy pay;

6  Application of amendments

The amendments made by items 1, 4 and 5 apply in relation to a workplace agreement lodged after the commencement of this item.

[protected allowable award matters to include redundancy pay]