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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Employment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—National employers etc.                                                                          3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                             3

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                             5

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                                 7

Schedule 2—Group employer licences                                                                       8

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     8

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                             8

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                           66

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               67

Schedule 3—Injury caused by misconduct                                                            68

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   68

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           68

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               69

Schedule 4—Recess in employment                                                                           70

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   70

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           70

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               71

Schedule 5—Technical corrections                                                                             72

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                           72

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2014 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

2.  Schedule 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to this Act.

 

3.  Schedules 3 and 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 5

Immediately after the commencement of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 .

1 January 2012

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.