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Act No. 47 of 2012 as made
An Act to make consequential amendments and provide for other matters in connection with the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Bill 2011
Registered 20 Apr 2012
Date of Assent 16 Apr 2012
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Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Act 2012

 

No. 47, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to make consequential amendments and provide for other matters in connection with the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                         3

Schedule 2—Application provisions                                                                           4

 


 

 

Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Act 2012

No. 47, 2012

 

 

 

An Act to make consequential amendments and provide for other matters in connection with the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012, and for related purposes

[Assented to 16 April 2012]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Act 2012.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences at the same time as the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

1  Paragraph (a) of Schedule 1

After “Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009,”, insert “the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012,”.


 

Schedule 2Application provisions

  

1A  Application of Part 4 of the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012

(1)       The Tribunal must not deal with a dispute under Part 4 of the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 before 1 January 2013, unless the Tribunal is satisfied that exceptional circumstances exist in relation to the dispute.

(2)       A person who is entitled to make an application in relation to a dispute under paragraph 40(1)(b) of the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 may, by application to the Tribunal, request the Tribunal to consider whether exceptional circumstances exist in relation to the dispute.

1  Disputes involving employee road transport drivers

For the purposes of subsection 41(2) of the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012, the reference in paragraph 41(2)(a) to a former employer dismissing a driver is a reference to a dismissal that happens after the commencement of that Act.

2  Disputes involving independent contractor road transport drivers

For the purposes of subsection 42(2) of the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012, the reference in paragraph 42(2)(a) to a former hirer terminating a road transport contract is a reference to a termination that happens after the commencement of that Act.


 [Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 23 November 2011

Senate on 20 March 2012]

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