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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Fair Work Regulations 2009 and update references to the relevant regulation making provision of the Fair Work Act 2009.
Administered by: Employment
Made 23 Feb 2017
Registered 24 Feb 2017
Tabled HR 28 Feb 2017
Tabled Senate 20 Mar 2017
To be repealed 04 Apr 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Fair Work Amendment (Notice of Employee Representational Rights) Regulations 2017

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 23 February 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michaelia Cash

Minister for Employment

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                                              2

Fair Work Regulations 2009                                                                                                               2

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                                                        3

Fair Work Regulations 2009                                                                                                               3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Fair Work Amendment (Notice of Employee Representational Rights) Regulations 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

3 April 2017.

3 April 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Fair Work Act 2009.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Amendments

Part 1Amendments

Fair Work Regulations 2009

1  Regulation 2.05

Omit “subsection 174(6)”, substitute “subsection 174(1A)”.

2  Schedule 2.1

Omit “Fair Work Act 2009, subsection 174(6)”, substitute “Fair Work Act 2009, subsection 174(1A)”.

3  Schedule 2.1

Omit all the words after the heading “Questions?”, substitute:

If you have any questions about this notice or about enterprise bargaining, please speak to your employer or bargaining representative, or contact the Fair Work Ombudsman or the Fair Work Commission.

Part 2Application and transitional provisions

Fair Work Regulations 2009

4  After Chapter 6

Insert:

Chapter 7Transitional provisions

Part 7‑1Amendments made by the Fair Work Amendment (Notice of Employee Representational Rights) Regulations 2017

  

7.01  Application of amendments—notice of employee representational rights

                   The amendments made by Schedule 1 to the Fair Work Amendment (Notice of Employee Representational Rights) Regulations 2017 apply in relation to a notice of employee representational rights given under subsection 173(1) of the Fair Work Act 2009 after the commencement of that Schedule.