Fair Work Act amendments proclaimed

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Fair Work Act amendments proclaimed

A range of important amendments to the Fair Work legislation — including the change from a 14 to 21 days time limit for making unfair dismissal applications — have been proclaimed to commence from 1 January 2013.

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A range of important amendments to the Fair Work legislation — including the change from a 14 to 21 days time limit for making unfair dismissal applications — have been proclaimed to commence from 1 January 2013.

The amending legislation is available here
 
Schedules affected
 
The Schedules affected are:
Schedule 3—Modern awards
Part 1—Variation etc. of modern awards
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 2—Applications to vary etc. modern awards
Fair Work Act 2009

Schedule 4—Enterprise agreements
Part 1—Enterprise agreements covering a single employee
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 2—Bargaining representatives
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 3—Unlawful terms
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 4—Scope orders
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 5—Notice of employee representational rights
Fair Work Act 2009

Schedule 5—General protections
Part 1—Time limits for making applications
Fair Work Act 2009
Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012 No. , 2012
Part 2—The persons protected by the general protections
Fair Work Act 2009

Schedule 6—Unfair dismissal
Part 1—Time limits for making applications
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 2—Power to dismiss applications
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 3—Costs orders against parties
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 4—Costs orders against lawyers and paid agents
Fair Work Act 2009

Schedule 7—Industrial action
Part 1—Electronic voting in protected action ballots
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 2—Employees to be balloted in protected action ballots
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 3—Conducting protected action ballots
Fair Work Act 2009

Schedule 8—The Fair Work Commission
Part 1—Stay orders
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 2—Conflicts of interest
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 3—Referral of matters to Full Bench etc.
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 4—Appointing acting Commissioners
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 5—Appointing the General Manager 
Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012 No. , 2012
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 6—Vice Presidents
Fair Work Act 2009
Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012
Part 7—Handling complaints
Fair Work Act 2009
Part 8—Engaging in outside work
Fair Work Act 2009
Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012
 
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