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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 419

FWC must order that industrial action by non-national system employees or non-national system employers stop etc.

Stop orders etc.

             (1)  If it appears to the FWC that industrial action by one or more non-national system employees or non-national system employers:

                     (a)  is:

                              (i)  happening; or

                             (ii)  threatened, impending or probable; or

                            (iii)  being organised; and

                     (b)  will, or would, be likely to have the effect of causing substantial loss or damage to the business of a constitutional corporation;

the FWC must make an order that the industrial action stop, not occur or not be organised (as the case may be) for a period specified in the order.

Note:          For interim orders, see section 420.

             (2)  The FWC may make the order:

                     (a)  on its own initiative; or

                     (b)  on application by either of the following:

                              (i)  a person who is affected (whether directly or indirectly), or who is likely to be affected (whether directly or indirectly), by the industrial action;

                             (ii)  an organisation of which a person referred to in subparagraph (i) is a member.

             (3)  In making the order, the FWC does not have to specify the particular industrial action.



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