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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 594

Confidential evidence

             (1)  The FWC may make an order prohibiting or restricting the publication of the following in relation to a matter before the FWC (whether or not the FWC holds a hearing in relation to the matter) if the FWC is satisfied that it is desirable to do so because of the confidential nature of any evidence, or for any other reason:

                     (a)  evidence given to the FWC in relation to the matter;

                     (b)  the names and addresses of persons making submissions to the FWC in relation to the matter;

                     (c)  matters contained in documents lodged with the FWC or received in evidence by the FWC in relation to the matter;

                     (d)  the whole or any part of its decisions or reasons in relation to the matter.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to the publication of a submission made to the FWC for consideration in an annual wage review (see subsection 289(2)).



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