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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 (NO. 28, 2009) - SECT 609

Procedural rules

             (1)  After consulting the other FWA Members, the President may, by legislative instrument, make procedural rules in relation to:

                     (a)  the practice and procedure to be followed by FWA; or

                     (b)  the conduct of business in relation to matters allowed or required to be dealt with by FWA.

             (2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the procedural rules may provide for the following:

                     (a)  the requirements for making an application to FWA;

                     (b)  the circumstances in which a lawyer or paid agent may make an application or submission to FWA on behalf of a person who is entitled to make the application or submission;

                     (c)  the form and manner in which, and the time within which, submissions may or must be made to FWA;

                     (d)  the procedural requirements for making decisions of FWA;

                     (e)  the form and manner in which FWA gives directions and notifies persons of things;

                      (f)  who is notified by FWA of things;

                     (g)  the manner in which conferences are to be conducted in relation to applications made under Part 3‑1, 3‑2 or Part 6‑4 (which deal with general protections, unfair dismissal and unlawful termination).

             (3)  To avoid doubt, subsection (1) includes the power to make procedural rules in relation to any functions conferred on FWA by any other law of the Commonwealth.

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