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Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Defence Force Service and Training) Bill 1999 (No. 2)

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1998-99

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Defence Force Service and Training) Bill 1999

 

 

 

 

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Circulated by Senator Collins



 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Defence Force Service and Training) Bill 1999

 

 

 

 

OUTLINE

 

The purpose of this bill is to ensure that leave for service and training as a Member of the Australian Defence Force Reserves is an allowable award matter for the purposes of the Workplace Relations Act.

 

 

 

 

NOTES ON CLAUSES

 

 

Clause—Short Title

 

Clause 1 provides that the Act be cited as the Workplace Relations Amendment ( Australian Defence Force Service and Training) Act 1999.

 

 

Clause 2—Commencement

 

Clause 2 provides the Act will commence on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

Clause 3—Schedules

 

Clause 3 provides that an Act that is specified in a Schedule is  amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule.

 



 

SCHEDULE 1—A MENDMENT OF THE WORKPLACE RELATIONS ACT 1996

 

 

1  Subsection 89A(1)

 

This item proposes that subsection 89A(1) of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 be amended to included a reference to new subsection 89A(2A) (see item 2).

 

 

2  After subsection 89A(2)

 

This item proposes the insertion of new subsection (2A) in section 89A.  The new subsection will provide that leave for service and training as a member of the Australian Defence Force Reserves is an allowable matter for section 89A.

 

 

3  Subsection 89A(3)

 

This item proposes that subsection 89A(3) of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 be amended to include a reference to new subsection 89A(2A) (see item 2).

 

 

4  Subsection 89A(6)

 

This item proposes that subsection 89A(6) of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 be amended to include a reference to new subsection 89A(2A) (see item 2).