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Workplace Relations Amendment (Protecting Small Business Employment) Bill 2004


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Workplace Relations Act 1996 to restore the exemption for small business from redundancy payments by overturning the recent decision of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to impose redundancy pay obligations on small businesses.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/05/04  
Second reading moved 26/05/04  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/04  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/08/04  
Second reading moved 03/08/04  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16/11/04  
     

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes