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Fair Work Amendment (Transfer of Business) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the: Fair Work Act 2009 to: provide for the transfer of employees’ terms and conditions of employment from an old public sector employer to a national system employer where there is a connection between the two; and enable Fair Work Australia to make orders that modify the general effect of the transfer of business rules in these circumstances; and Fair Work Act 2009, Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009 to make consequential amendments.

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 01/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 01/11/12  
Consideration in detail debate 01/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 01/11/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/11/12  
Second reading moved 01/11/12  
Second reading debate 26/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/12 Amendment details: 21 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/11/12  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 27/11/12 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27/11/12  
Assent 04/12/12 Act no.: 175 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BW270]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7308]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes