Building and Construction Industry Training Fund and Levy Collection Amendment Bill 1997
|Long Title||This Bill seeks to -|
reduce the size of the Board and enhance decision-making processes through the introduction of simple majority decision-making; provide for the appointment of an independent Chair and members appointed by the Minister following consultation with industry; complete the separation of the BCITF from the BCITF Council; amend the objects of the Act, with particular emphasis on removing the requirement for sectoral distribution of funds; clarify the ambit of levy coverage; institute an appeals mechanism to ensure there are no continuing anomalies in the application of the level, with a right of appeal to the Minister; provide an administrative and staffing structure which is independent from the BCITF Secretariat; increase accountability and institute the use of tenders in the allocation of funds; allow organisations that establish their own training arrangements to apply to the Minister for exemption; and
incorporate a sunset clause after three years of operation.
|Status||Assented to 04/30/1998|
Royal Assent given 30 Apr 1998 as Act No. 6 of 1998. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
|Previous Versions of this Bill|