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Fair Entitlements Guarantee Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

The bill: replaces the administrative General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme by establishing a legislative framework for advances to be paid to former employees whose employment has ended as a result of their employer’s insolvency or bankruptcy and who have unpaid employee entitlements that cannot be obtained from another source; and provides for the Commonwealth to recover the advances through winding up or bankruptcy proceedings or from other payments employees receive for the entitlements from other sources.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/10/12  
Second reading moved 11/10/12  
Second reading debate 30/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 30/10/12  
Consideration in detail debate 30/10/12 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 30/10/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/11/12  
Second reading moved 19/11/12  
Second reading debate 26/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/12  
     
Assent 28/11/12 Act no.: 159 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BV284]

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  • Non-Government
LEY, Sussan, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7303]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes