Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends: the
Fair Work Act 2009
  to: enable states to refer matters to the Commonwealth to provide for the establishment of a uniform national workplace relations system for the private sector; enable states to choose the extent to which the Act applies to the public sector; and make consequential and minor amendments; the proposed
Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
  and
Fair Work Act 2009
  to: transition Victorian employers and employees to the workplace relations system created by the Fair Work Act; and establish a framework for making state reference public sector modern awards; and 67 Acts to make transitional and consequential amendments. Also enables further transitional and consequential arrangements to be made by regulation. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 May 2009Introduced and read a first time
27 May 2009Second reading moved
02 Jun 2009Second reading debate
02 Jun 2009Second reading agreed to
02 Jun 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2009Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2009Second reading moved
15 Jun 2009Second reading debate
15 Jun 2009Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2009Committee of the Whole debate
17 Jun 2009Committee of the Whole debate
17 Jun 2009Third reading agreed to


17 Jun 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
25 Jun 2009Assent

Act no.: 54

Year: 2009

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  • 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.
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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

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Schedules of amendments

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