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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 (NO. 28, 2009) - SECT 192

When FWA may refuse to approve an enterprise agreement

             (1)  If an application for the approval of an enterprise agreement is made under section 185, FWA may refuse to approve the agreement if FWA considers that compliance with the terms of the agreement may result in:

                     (a)  a person committing an offence against a law of the Commonwealth; or

                     (b)  a person being liable to pay a pecuniary penalty in relation to a contravention of a law of the Commonwealth.

             (2)  Subsection (1) has effect despite sections 186 and 189 (which deal with the approval of enterprise agreements).

             (3)  If FWA refuses to approve an enterprise agreement under this section, FWA may refer the agreement to any person or body FWA considers appropriate.

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