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Industrial Relations Amendment Bill 2005

Bill No. 074
Long Title This Bill will amend the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (IR Act) to: enable an acting appointment of the President of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (Commission), for a period of up to two years; enable the Governor to both extend a Commission member's period of office and appoint a new member to that office in prescribed circumstances; designate the Chief Commissioner as administrative head of the Commission; clarify that the Chief Commissioner may reconstitute the Commission once proceedings have commenced; enable the Chief Commissioner to delegate any of his powers or duties under the IR Act to another Commissioner member; and clarify that Industrial Inspectors may use their investigation powers under the IR Act for the purposes of the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993 (MCE Act), or any other Act that confers functions on them.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 21 Sep 2005 as Act No. 14 of 2005. For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/17/2005  
First Reading 08/17/2005  
Second Reading 08/17/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/31/2005  
Consideration in Detail 08/31/2005  
Third Reading 08/31/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/01/2005  
First Reading 09/01/2005  
Second Reading 09/01/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/15/2005  
Committee of the whole 09/15/2005  
Third Reading 09/15/2005  

1. This Act comes into operation on the day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent