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Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Towards Transparency) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
ABETZ, Sen Eric

Summary

Amends the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 to: make it a civil offence for a reporting unit not to lodge a compliant full or concise report with Fair Work Australia; impose penalties on officers of registered organisations who do not act in good faith, or misuse their position or information obtained; increase pecuniary penalty orders that the Federal Court may make; and make it a criminal offence for a registered organisation, or officers of a registered organisation, to not comply with applicable orders of a state or Federal Court.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/11/12  
Second reading moved 27/11/12  
Second reading debate 21/03/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/03/2013)
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