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Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dairy Industry Service Reform Act 2003

 

No. 32, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

An Act relating to the dairy industry, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                1

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

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

4............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 2

5............ External Territories............................................................................. 2

6............ Extraterritorial operation.................................................................... 3

Part 2—Provision of levy information to the Australian Dairy Corporation              4

7............ Provision of levy information to the Australian Dairy Corporation.. 4

Part 3—Privatisation of dairy corporations                                                               6

Division 1—Definitions                                                                                                 6

8............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 6

Division 2—Registration of the Australian Dairy Corporation as a Corporations Act company               8

9............ Application for registration................................................................ 8

10.......... Funding contract before registration................................................... 8

11.......... Registration as a company under the Corporations Act.................... 9

12.......... Operation of the Corporations Act after conversion time................. 9

13.......... Accounting records............................................................................. 9

14.......... Dairy Australia Limited not to be a Commonwealth authority etc.. 10

Division 3—Transfer of assets and liabilities of the Dairy Research and Development Corporation    11

15.......... Transfer of assets and liabilities....................................................... 11

16.......... Transfer of pending proceedings...................................................... 11

17.......... Exemption from stamp duty etc....................................................... 11

18.......... References in certain instruments..................................................... 12

19.......... Certificates in relation to assets........................................................ 12

Division 4—Transferring employees of dairy corporations                    14

Subdivision A—Preliminary                                                                                    14

20.......... Transfer of staff................................................................................ 14

21.......... Terms and conditions of transferring employees............................. 14

22.......... Variation of terms and conditions of employment........................... 15

Subdivision B—Application of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act                16

23.......... Expressions defined in SRC Act....................................................... 16

24.......... Continued application of SRC Act................................................... 16

25.......... Commonwealth liability to meet certain SRC Act liabilities............ 16

26.......... SRC Act: rehabilitation provisions................................................... 16

27.......... Premiums under the SRC Act........................................................... 17

Subdivision C—Maternity leave provisions                                                           18

28.......... Maternity leave starting before conversion time.............................. 18

29.......... Maternity leave starting after conversion time................................. 18

Subdivision D—Provisions relating to superannuation                                      19

30.......... Application of Superannuation Acts................................................ 19

31.......... Application of the Superannuation Benefits (Supervisory Mechanisms) Act 1990 19

Subdivision E—Provisions relating to long service leave                                   19

32.......... Expressions defined in Long Service Leave Act............................... 19

33.......... Long service leave for employees with less than 10 years service... 19

34.......... Payments in lieu of long service leave for employees with less than 10 years service            21

35.......... Payments on the death of an employee............................................ 22

36.......... Employee’s long service leave credit for the purposes of sections 33 and 34         23

37.......... Employees with at least 10 years service......................................... 23

38.......... Division not to affect post-commencement long service leave rights 24

Division 5—Other provisions                                                                                 25

39.......... Operation of Archives Act............................................................... 25

40.......... Certificates etc. taken to be authentic etc......................................... 25

Part 4—Other provisions                                                                                                   26

41.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 26

42.......... Compensation for acquisition of property....................................... 26

43.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 27

Schedule 1—Amendments and repeals                                                                     28

Part 1—Amendment of Dairy Produce Act 1986                                               28

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                            28

Part 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                            51

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        51

Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987       51

Farm Household Support Act 1992                                                                        51

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991                            52

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           52

Part 3—Repeal of regulations                                                                                      53

Dairy Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990                  53

Part 4—Transitional provisions                                                                                   54

 



 

 

 

Dairy Industry Service Reform Act 2003

No. 32, 2003

 

 

 

An Act relating to the dairy industry, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 15 April 2003 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts: