Report

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013 [Provisions]

27 March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-978-5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 359KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
RECOMMENDATION (PDF 10KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Background (PDF 45KB)

Reference
Previous inquiry
Structure of the bill
Compatibility with human rights
Financial impact statement
Consideration by human rights committee
Progress of the bill through the Parliament
Acknowledgement
Notes on references

CHAPTER 2 (PDF 42KB)

Coalition policy before the 2013 election
Legislation Committee inquiry and recommendations
General criticism of the Bill

CHAPTER 3 - Compliance burden and alignment of registered organisations as corporations (PDF 83KB)

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Act 2012
Compliance burden
Alignment of responsibilities of officers of registered organisations to trading corporations
Consequences for registered organisations

CHAPTER 4 - Penalties and Offences (PDF 59KB)

Introduction
Civil penalties
New criminal offences

CHAPTER 5 - The Registered Organisations Commissioner (PDF 65KB)

Duplication of regulator
Proposed investigative powers of the Commission
Division of responsibilities between the Fair Work Commission and the Commissioner
Legal Professional Privilege

COALITION SENATORS'  DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 27KB)

Introduction
The Legislation
Concerns raised by the Majority
Conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions received (PDF 14KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 10KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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