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Thursday, 4 April 2019
Page: 14809

Consideration of Senate Message

Bill returned from the Senate with amendments.

Ordered that the amendments be considered immediately.

Senate's amendments—

(1) Schedule 1, item 16, page 11 (after line 15), after paragraph 596AF(1) (c), insert:

(ca) subject to subsection (1A)—an organisation registered under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 that is entitled to represent the industrial interests of one or more employees of the company;

(2) Schedule 1, item 16, page 11 (after line 18), after subsection 596AF(1), insert:

(1A) An organisation mentioned in paragraph (1) (ca) may begin proceedings under section 596ACA for compensation to be paid under subsection 596ACA(4) in relation to one or more employees of the company:

(a) who are members of the organisation; or

(b) whose industrial interests the organisation is entitled to represent, and who consent to the proceedings being begun;

and may not otherwise begin proceedings under section 596ACA.

(3) Schedule 1, item 16, page 12 (line 26), after "company that is being wound up", insert ", or an organisation mentioned in paragraph 596AF(1) (ca),".

(4) Schedule 1, item 16, page 12 (line 29), after "or (c)", insert ", or an organisation mentioned in paragraph 596AF(1) (ca),".

(5) Schedule 1, item 16, page 13 (after line 3), after paragraph 596AH(1) (c), insert:

(ca) an organisation registered under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 that is entitled to represent the industrial interests of one or more employees of the company;

(6) Schedule 1, item 16, page 13 (line 5), after "or (c)", insert ", or an organisation mentioned in paragraph (1) (ca),".

(7) Schedule 1, item 16, page 13 (after line 9), after paragraph 596AH(2) (a), insert:

(aa) another organisation mentioned in paragraph (1) (ca);