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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 338

Action to which this Part applies

             (1)  This Part applies to the following action:

                     (a)  action taken by a constitutionally-covered entity;

                     (b)  action that affects, is capable of affecting or is taken with intent to affect the activities, functions, relationships or business of a constitutionally-covered entity;

                     (c)  action that consists of advising, encouraging or inciting, or action taken with intent to coerce, a constitutionally-covered entity:

                              (i)  to take, or not take, particular action in relation to another person; or

                             (ii)  to threaten to take, or not take, particular action in relation to another person;

                     (d)  action taken in a Territory or a Commonwealth place;

                     (e)  action taken by:

                              (i)  a trade and commerce employer; or

                             (ii)  a Territory employer;

                            that affects, is capable of affecting or is taken with intent to affect an employee of the employer;

                      (f)  action taken by an employee of:

                              (i)  a trade and commerce employer; or

                             (ii)  a Territory employer;

                            that affects, is capable of affecting or is taken with intent to affect the employee's employer.

             (2)  Each of the following is a constitutionally-covered entity :

                     (a)  a constitutional corporation;

                     (b)  the Commonwealth;

                     (c)  a Commonwealth authority;

                     (d)  a body corporate incorporated in a Territory;

                     (e)  an organisation.

             (3)  A trade and commerce employer is a national system employer within the meaning of paragraph 14(d).

             (4)  A Territory employer is a national system employer within the meaning of paragraph 14(f).



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