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Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

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REVISED

2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (lines 24 and 25), omit “, to the extent only that the agreement deals with permitted matters,”.

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(2)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (lines 9 and 10), omit “, to the extent only that the variation deals with permitted matters.”.

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(3)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 6 (lines 1 and 2), omit “, to the extent only that the AWA deals with matters pertaining to that relationship,”.

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(4)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 6 (lines 22 and 23), omit “, to the extent only that the variation agreement deals with matters pertaining to that relationship,”.

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(5)     Schedule 1, page 6 (after line 26), at the end of the Schedule, add:

3  After Division 8 of Part VIB

Insert:

Division 8A—Validation of industrial action taken in support of certain agreements made before 2 September 2004

170NBA  Validation etc. of certain industrial action

                   If:

                     (a)  industrial action has been taken; and

                     (b)  that industrial action would have been protected action pursuant to section 170ML but for the fact that it was taken in support of claims wholly or partly pertaining to matters other than permitted matters;

then that action is taken to have been protected action.

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