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Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

Originating house
Employment and Workplace Relations


Amends the Workplace Relations Act 1996 to ensure the validity of agreements which were certified, approved or varied under the Act prior to the High Court’s decision on 2 September 2004 in Electrolux Home Products Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers’ Union and Others.

Progress of bill

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Introduced and read a first time 17/11/04  
Second reading moved 17/11/04  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/04  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/04 Amendment details: 3 Australian Democrats agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/12/04  
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/12/04  
Second reading moved 09/12/04  
Second reading agreed to 09/12/04  
Third reading agreed to 09/12/04  
Assent 15/12/04 Act no.: 155 - Year: 2004

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