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Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 so far as that Act relates to termination of employment, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Termination of employment                                                                3

Part 1—Amendment of the Workplace Relations Act 1996                      3

Part 2—Application and saving provisions                                                       20

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 so far as that Act relates to termination of employment, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  This section, and sections 1 and 3, commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the remaining provisions of this Act commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  Subject to subsection (4), if a provision of this Act does not commence under subsection (2) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (4)  If:

                     (a)  the Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Workplace Agreements Procedures) Act 2000 ; or

                     (b)  the Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Act 2000 ;

has commenced before:

                     (c)  a day fixed by Proclamation for the commencement of item 3 of Schedule 1 to this Act under subsection (2); or

                     (d)  in the absence of such a Proclamation—that item would commence under subsection (3);

that item does not commence at all.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.