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Workplace Relations Amendment (Genuine Bargaining) Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Workplace Relations Act 1996 to: list factors to be taken into account by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission when considering whether a negotiating party is not genuinely trying to reach agreement; and empower the Commission to make orders in relation to new bargaining periods. Also contains application provisions.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/02/02  
Second reading moved 20/02/02  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/02  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/08/02  
Second reading moved 20/08/02  
Second reading debate 23/09/02  
Second reading debate 24/09/02  
Second reading agreed to 25/09/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/09/02 Amendment details: 1 Opposition and 4 Australian Democrats agreed to and 1 Schedule and 1 item negatived
Third reading agreed to 25/09/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 16/10/02 Details: House agreed to 5 and disagreed to 2 Senate amendments
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 19/11/02 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments
     
Assent 06/12/02 Act no.: 123 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • Third reading

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  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • (HoR) Government 1

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  • (HoR) House Schedule 1

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  • (HoR) Non-Government 1

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  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)