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Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009

2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Education, Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Referring States                                                                                          4

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                      4

Schedule 2—Transitional matters related to State referrals under Division 2B of Part 1-3 of the Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                          23

Part 1—Amendment of the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009                                                                                                                               23

Part 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                       97

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                   97

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 97

Disability Discrimination Act 1992                                                                        97

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                    97

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                            98

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                    98

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992                                     98

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                100

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                      100

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                  100

Part 2—Minor technical amendments                                                                106

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009                106

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Act 2009 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 6

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, item 7

Immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 3.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 8 to 12

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 1, item 13

Immediately after the commencement of item 11 of Schedule 1 to the Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2009 .

25 June 2009

6.  Schedule 1, items 14 and 15

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

7.  Schedule 1, item 16

Immediately after the commencement of item 11 of Schedule 1 to the Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2009 .

25 June 2009

8.  Schedule 1, items 17 to 41

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

9.  Schedule 1, item 42

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

10.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 128

At the same time as item 39 of Schedule 1.

 

11.  Schedule 2, items 129 to 132

Immediately after the commencement of section 168E of the Fair Work Act 2009 .

 

12.  Schedule 2, items 133 to 138

At the same time as item 39 of Schedule 1.

 

13.  Schedule 3, Part 1

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

14.  Schedule 3, Part 2

At the same time as item 39 of Schedule 1.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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.