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Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2009

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2008-2009-2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2009

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 49, page 10 (after line 15), at the end of subsection 11(1), add:

             ; and (c)  the allocation of resources by the Director in connection with the performance of his or her functions or the exercise of his or her powers.

[Minister’s directions]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 49, page 11 (after line 14), at the end of subsection 13(2), add:

               ; or (d)  under subsection 71A(2) (which deals with commencing, or intervening in, a proceeding for contempt of court).

[delegation by Director]

(3)     Schedule 1, page 47 (after line 26), after item 85, insert:

85A  After section 71

Insert:

71A   Director may commence or intervene in proceedings for contempt of court

             (1)  This section applies if a court has made an order in a proceeding that:

                     (a)  arose under this Act; or

                     (b)  arose under the Independent Contractors Act 2006 , the FW Act or the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009 and involved:

                              (i)  a building industry participant; or

                             (ii)  building work.

             (2)  The Director may commence, or intervene in, a proceeding for contempt of court in respect of an alleged contravention of the court order.

             (3)  If the Director intervenes in a proceeding under subsection (2), the Director is taken to be a party to the proceeding and has all the rights, duties and liabilities of such a party.

[proceedings for contempt of court]