(1) The FWC must make an order suspending protected industrial action for a proposed enterprise agreement that is being engaged in if the FWC is satisfied that the suspension is appropriate taking into account the following matters:
(a) whether the suspension would be beneficial to the bargaining representatives for the agreement because it would assist in resolving the matters at issue;
(b) the duration of the protected industrial action;
(c) whether the suspension would be contrary to the public interest or inconsistent with the objects of this Act;
(d) any other matters that the FWC considers relevant.
(2) The FWC may make the order only on application by:
(a) a bargaining representative for the agreement; or
(b) a person prescribed by the regulations.