Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Bill 2004

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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Workplace Relations Act 1996
to empower the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to make an order that a certified agreement does not bind a new employer as a result of a transfer of a business, or only binds the new employer to a specified extent.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 Mar 2002
Second reading moved 21 Mar 2002
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2003
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2003
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2003
Second reading debate 11 Aug 2003
Second reading agreed to 12 Aug 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Opposition (2 as amended by Government) and 2 Australian Democrats agreed to and 3 items negatived
13 Aug 2003
Third reading agreed to 13 Aug 2003
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 14 Aug 2003
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
19 Aug 2003
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to 3 Australian Democrats amendments in their place
01 Mar 2004
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
02 Mar 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 10
  • Year: 2004
11 Mar 2004

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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