Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
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

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Progress

Senate
17 Nov 2004Introduced and read a first time
17 Nov 2004Second reading moved
02 Dec 2004Second reading agreed to
02 Dec 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Australian Democrats agreed to
02 Dec 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
06 Dec 2004Introduced and read a first time
09 Dec 2004Second reading moved
09 Dec 2004Second reading agreed to
09 Dec 2004Third reading agreed to


15 Dec 2004Assent

Act no.: 155

Year: 2004

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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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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