(a) in proceedings relating to a contravention by an employer of a civil remedy provision referred to in subsection (3), an applicant makes an allegation in relation to a matter; and
(b) the employer was required:
(i) by subsection 535(1) or (2) to make and keep a record; or
(ii) by regulations made for the purposes of subsection 535(3) to make available for inspection a record; or
(iii) by subsection 536(1) or (2) to give a pay slip;
in relation to the matter; and
(c) the employer failed to comply with the requirement;
the employer has the burden of disproving the allegation.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the employer provides a reasonable excuse as to why there has not been compliance with subsection 557C(1)(b).
(3) The civil remedy provisions are the following:
(a) subsection 44(1) (which deals with contraventions of the National Employment Standards);
(b) section 45 (which deals with contraventions of modern awards);
(c) section 50 (which deals with contraventions of enterprise agreements);
(d) section 280 (which deals with contraventions of workplace determinations);
(e) section 293 (which deals with contraventions of national minimum wage orders);
(f) section 305 (which deals with contraventions of equal remuneration orders);
(g) subsection 323(1) (which deals with methods and frequency of payment);
(h) subsection 323(3) (which deals with methods of payment specified in modern awards or enterprise agreements);
(i) subsection 325(1) (which deals with unreasonable requirements to spend or pay amounts);
(j) any other civil remedy provisions prescribed by the regulations.