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Second Reading Speeches

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
and
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993
to clarify that the Seacare scheme is not intended to apply to certain employees engaged on ships undertaking intrastate trade or commerce; and
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
to ensure that where an employee’s employment is not covered by the Seacare scheme, their employer will not be liable for a levy in respect of that employee.

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