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Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

Part 6 Miscellaneous


96   Simplified outline of this Part

This Part deals with miscellaneous matters.

97   Effect of person’s death

             (1)  This Act continues to apply, with the modifications made by the rules, in relation to a person who dies:

                     (a)  after making an application under section 15; and

                     (b)  before lodging an effective acceptance.

             (2)  An application cannot be made on behalf of a person who has died.

98   No admissions

                   None of the following:

                     (a)  the determination of a payment amount for a person;

                     (b)  the making of an offer to a person;

                     (c)  the paying of a payment amount to a person;

                     (d)  anything else done under this Act or the rules;

                     (e)  anything in this Act or the rules;

constitutes an admission by the Commonwealth that it is liable for unlawful discrimination or any other matter referred to in subsection 10(2), or that a particular method should be adopted in assessing damages or compensation claimed by a person in connection with the use of a BSWAT assessment to work out a minimum wage payable to a person.

99   Standing appropriation

                   The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated for the purposes of making:

                     (a)  payments that the Secretary is satisfied are required to be paid under section 40; and

                     (b)  payments of amounts under subsection 27(4).

100   Delegation

             (1)  The Secretary may, in writing, delegate to an officer any or all of the powers or functions of the Secretary under this Act.

             (2)  In exercising powers or performing functions under a delegation, the delegate must comply with any directions of the Secretary.

101   Approved forms

                   The Secretary may, in writing, approve one or more forms for the purposes of a provision of this Act or the rules that provides for something to be done in an approved form.

102   Rules

                   The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed by the rules; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.