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A Bill for an Act to deal with matters consequential on the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005, and for related purposes
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Registered 10 Mar 2005
Introduced HR 09 Mar 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2005

 

No.      , 2005

 

(Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with matters consequential on the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                               1

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                                    4

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 4

7............ Chapter 6 of the BCII Act.................................................................. 4

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Workplace Relations Act 1996                5

Schedule 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                      7

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987                                                   7

 


A Bill for an Act to deal with matters consequential on the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Part 2

At the same time as Chapter 6 of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 commences.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 2 and 42

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 53 and 54

At the same time as Chapter 6 of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 commences.

 

5.  Schedule 1, item 55

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 1, item 56

At the same time as Chapter 6 of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 commences.

 

7.  Schedule 1, items 60 to 66

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 2

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Part 2Application and transitional provisions

  

4  Definitions

                   In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

BCII Act means the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005.

7  Chapter 6 of the BCII Act

             (1)  Section 74 of the BCII Act applies to building industrial action that occurs after the commencement of that section (whether or not the action began before the commencement of that section).

             (3)  Section 80 of the BCII Act applies to building industrial action that occurs after the commencement of that section (whether or not the action began before the commencement of that section).

             (9)  Section 136 of the BCII Act applies to building industrial action that occurs after the commencement of that section (whether or not the action began before the commencement of that section).


 

Schedule 1Amendment of the Workplace Relations Act 1996

  

2  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

BCII Act means the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005.

42  Subsection 124(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The Commission does not have power to deal with a claim for the making of any payment to employees in relation to a period during which those employees engaged, or engage, in:

                     (a)  industrial action; or

                     (b)  building industrial action that is constitutionally-connected action.

For this purpose, building industrial action and constitutionally-connected action have the same meanings as in Chapter 6 of the BCII Act.

53  Subsection 349(1)

After “this Act”, insert “or the BCII Act”.

54  Subsection 349(2)

After “this Act”, insert “or the BCII Act (as the case requires)”.

55  At the end of section 350

Add “or the BCII Act”.

56  Section 352

After “this Act” (wherever occurring), insert “, the BCII Act”.

60  Paragraph 357(1)(a)

After “this Act”, insert “or the BCII Act”.

61  At the end of subsection 422(1)

Add “or the BCII Act”.

62  Subsection 469(1)

After “this Act”, insert “, the BCII Act”.

63  After subsection 469(2A)

Insert:

          (2B)  Subject to this Act, the BCII Act and any other Act, a party to a proceeding before the Court in a matter arising under the BCII Act may be represented only as provided by this section.

64  Paragraph 469(8)(b)

After “this Act”, insert “, the BCII Act”.

65  Section 470

After “this Act”, insert “, the BCII Act”.

66  Subsection 471(1)

After “this Act”, insert “, the BCII Act”.


 

Schedule 2Amendment of other Acts

  

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987

8  After paragraph 4(4)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005; or