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Corporate Responsibility and Employment Security Bill 2002

2002

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Responsibility and Employment Security Bill 2002

 

No.      , 2002

 

(Mr McClelland)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Corporations Act 2001 and the Workplace Relations Act 1996 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2  Commencement and retrospective application............................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments to the Corporations Act 2001                         3

Division 6A - Liability of a related body corporate for the debts or liabilities of a company                          4

Schedule 2—Amendments to the Workplace Relations Act 1996            6

170JI.....   Extended operation of reinstatement order to related body corporate                    6

178A  Liability of related body corporate for legal entitlements payable to employees of employer             7

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

2  Commencement and retrospective application............................................. 1

Schedule 1—Corporations Act 2001                                                                                                 3

Division 6A - Liability of a company for the debts or liabilities of a related company 3

1317J   Who may apply for a declaration or order .......................................... 4

Schedule 2—Workplace Relations Act 1996                                                                                     4

170JI         Extended operation of reinstatement order to related body corporate.                   4

178A  Liability of related body corporate for legal entitlements payable to employees of employer             6

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Corporations Act 2001 and the Workplace Relations Act 1996 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Corporate Responsibility and Employment Security Act 2002 .

2   Commencement and retrospective application

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), t his Act is taken to have commenced on 12 September 2001 at 9.00 am by legal time in the Australian Capital Territory and applies in respect to companies that are in the course of being wound up or are wound up in the period between the commencement of this Act and the time when this Act received Royal Assent and to the period subsequent to Royal Assent.

             (2)  The amendments made by item 3 of Schedule 2 come into effect on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

 

 



3  Schedule

                   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.