Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

14 September 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-291-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 263KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics Legislation Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and overview of the bill (PDF 43KB)

Financial implications
Consideration of the bill by parliamentary legislative scrutiny committees
Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the bill

Chapter 2 - Views on the proposed changes (PDF 171KB)

When is a term 'unfair'?
What is a 'standard form' contract?
What is a 'small business contract'?
Employee headcount
Recommendation 1
Monetary Threshold
Scope of the bill
Onus of proof­
Transitional period
Recommendation 2
Recommendation 3

Additional Comments from Labor Senators (PDF 16KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 17KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 6KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540