No industrial action
(1) A person referred to in subsection (2) must not organise or engage in industrial action from the day on which:
(a) an enterprise agreement is approved by the FWC until its nominal expiry date has passed; or
(b) a workplace determination comes into operation until its nominal expiry date has passed;
whether or not the industrial action relates to a matter dealt with in the agreement or determination.
Note: This subsection is a civil remedy provision (see Part 4-1).
(2) The persons are:
(a) an employer, employee, or employee organisation, who is covered by the agreement or determination; or
(b) an officer of an employee organisation that is covered by the agreement or determination, acting in that capacity.
Injunctions and other orders
(3) If a person contravenes subsection (1), the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court may do either or both of the following:
(a) grant an injunction under this subsection;
(b) make any other order under subsection 545(1);
that the court considers necessary to stop, or remedy the effects of, the contravention.
(4) The court may grant an injunction under subsection (3) only on application by a person referred to in column 2 of item 14 of the table in subsection 539(2).
(5) Despite subsection 545(4), the court may make any other order under subsection 545(1) only on application by a person referred to in column 2 of item 14 of the table in subsection 539(2).
Note: Section 539 deals with applications for orders in relation to contraventions of civil remedy provisions.