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Equal Pay Standard Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Equal Pay Standard Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Mr Wilkie)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to require certain employers to obtain certification of compliance with an equal pay standard, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 4

Part 2—Equal pay standard                                                                                            5

6............ Equal pay standard.............................................................................. 5

Part 3—Requirement for certification certificates relating to equal pay standard            6

7............ Relevant employers must have a certification certificate...................... 6

8............ Minister may direct a relevant employer to take action to comply with equal pay standard      6

9............ Review of decisions to give directions................................................ 7

Part 4—Certification certificates                                                                                   8

10.......... Certification bodies............................................................................. 8

11.......... Certification bodies may give certification certificates to relevant employers            8

 



A Bill for an Act to require certain employers to obtain certification of compliance with an equal pay standard, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: