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Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 in relation to secret ballots for protected action, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Secret ballots for protected action                                                    3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                       3

Workplace Relations Act 1996                                                                                  3

Part 2—Application and saving                                                                                  36

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 in relation to secret ballots for protected action, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), if this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (3)  If:

                     (a)  the Workplace Relations Amendment (Australian Workplace Agreements Procedures) Act 2000 ; or

                     (b)  item 3 of Schedule 1 to the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act 2000 ;

has commenced before the day on which this Act commences under subsection (1) or (2), item 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act does not commence at all.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.