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INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1996

- As at 27 June 2018
- Act 17 of 1996

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

CHAPTER 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Objects
   4.      Dictionary
   5.      Definition of employee
   6.      Definition of industrial matters
   7.      Definition of industry
   8.      Definition of industrial instrument
   9.      Notes in text
   9A.     Employers declared not to be national system employers
   9B.     Referral of workplace relations matters to Commonwealth

CHAPTER 2 - EMPLOYMENT

   PART 1 - AWARDS

           Division 1 - Awards generally

   10.     Commission may make awards
   11.     When award may be made
   12.     Persons bound by award
   13.     Formal matters relating to making of award
   14.     Mandatory dispute resolution procedures in awards
   15.     Commencement of award
   16.     Term of award
   17.     Variation or rescission of award
   18.     Exemptions from awards
   19.     Review of awards
   20.     Consolidation of awards and rescission of obsolete awards
   20A.    (Repealed)

           Division 2 - Particular conditions of employment in awards

   21.     Conditions to be provided in awards on application
   22.     Maximum ordinary hours of employment
   23.     Equal remuneration and other conditions
   24.     Employment protection provisions
   25.     Provisions relevant to technological change
   26.     Minimum sick leave entitlements
   27.     Prohibition on cashing-in of accumulated sick leave
   28.     Other provisions not affected

   PART 2 - ENTERPRISE AGREEMENTS

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   28A.    Definitions
   29.     Making of enterprise agreements
   30.     Coverage of enterprise agreement
   31.     Parties to an enterprise agreement

           Division 2 - Approval of enterprise agreements

   32.     Enterprise agreement required to be approved
   33.     Principles for approval of enterprise agreements
   34.     Application for approval of enterprise agreement
   35.     Approval of enterprise agreement by Commission
   36.     Special requirements relating to enterprise agreements to which employees are parties
   36A.    Determination of comparable award for purposes of approval of agreement for employees without award coverage
   37.     Secret ballots under this Part

           Division 3 - General

   38.     Form and content of enterprise agreement
   39.     Mandatory dispute resolution procedures in enterprise agreements
   40.     Persons bound by enterprise agreement
   41.     Enterprise agreements prevail over State awards
   42.     Term of enterprise agreement
   43.     Variation of an enterprise agreement
   44.     Termination of enterprise agreement
   45.     Register and publication of enterprise agreements
   46.     Notification of enterprise agreements to new employees
   47.     Enterprise agreement conditions--flow-on

   PART 3 - NATIONAL AND STATE DECISIONS

   48.     What is a National decision?
   49.     What is a State decision?
   50.     Adoption of National decisions
   51.     Making of State decisions
   52.     Variation of awards and other orders on adoption of National decisions or making of State decisions

   PART 4 - PARENTAL LEAVE

           Division 1 - Parental leave generally

   53.     Employees to whom Part applies
   54.     Entitlement to unpaid parental leave
   55.     What is parental leave?
   56.     This Part provides minimum entitlements
   57.     Length of service for eligibility
   58.     Notices and documents required to be given to employer
   59.     Continuity of service
   60.     Parents not to take parental leave at the same time
   61.     Cancellation of parental leave
   62.     Parental leave and other leave
   63.     Employee and employer may agree to interruption of parental leave by return to work
   64.     Extension of period of parental leave
   65.     Shortening of period of parental leave
   66.     Return to work after parental leave

           Division 2 - Miscellaneous provisions

   67.     Employer's obligations
   68.     Termination of employment because of pregnancy or parental leave
   69.     Replacement employees
   70.     Transfer to a safe job
   71.     Special maternity leave and sick leave
   72.     Special adoption leave

   PART 4B - LEAVE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

   72AA.   Employees to whom Part applies
   72AB.   Definitions
   72AC.   Entitlement to unpaid victims leave
   72AD.   Purposes for which victims leave may be taken
   72AE.   Notices and documents required to be given to employer
   72AF.   Return to work after victims leave
   72AG.   Miscellaneous provisions relating to victims leave

   PART 5 - PART-TIME WORK

   73.     Employees to whom Part applies
   74.     What is part-time work?
   75.     This Part not to affect other entitlements to work part-time
   76.     Entitlement to work part-time with agreement of employer
   77.     Variation of part-time work agreements
   78.     Obligations of employer under part-time work agreements
   79.     Application of industrial instruments
   80.     Additional hours of work
   81.     Leave
   82.     Replacement employees

   PART 6 - UNFAIR DISMISSALS

   83.     Application of Part
   84.     Application for remedy by dismissed employee
   85.     Time for making applications
   86.     Conciliation of applications
   87.     Arbitration where conciliation unsuccessful
   88.     Matters to be considered in determining a claim
   89.     Orders for reinstatement, re-employment, remuneration, compensation
   90.     Effect of availability of other remedies
   90A.    Industrial agent must not represent an applicant or employer in proceedings unless there are reasonable prospects of success
   90B.    Extinguishment of rights and liabilities
           Note

   PART 7 - PUBLIC SECTOR DISCIPLINARY APPEALS

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   91.     Interpretation
   92.     Application of Part

           Division 2 - (Repealed)
           None

           Division 3 - Disciplinary appeals

   97.     Notice of certain decisions etc
   98.     Right of appeal
   99.     Alternative rights of appeal
   100.    Appealable decisions may be carried into effect despite right of appeal

           Division 4 - Procedures relating to the making of appeals

   100A.   Notice of appeal
   100B.   Time for lodging appeal
   100C.   Decisions with respect to appeals
   100D.   Orders by Commission with respect to payment of salary and continuity of employment

           Division 5 - Hearing of appeals

   100E.   Conciliation of disciplinary appeals
   100F.   Powers when appeal settled by conciliation
   100G.   Presentation of cases
   100H.   (Repealed)

   PART 8 - PROTECTION OF ENTITLEMENTS ON TRANSFER OF BUSINESS

   101.    Definitions
   102.    Continuity of service for determining entitlements
   103.    Entitlements when industrial instrument or legislation contravened
   104.    Prevention of double entitlement

   PART 9 - UNFAIR CONTRACTS

           Division 1 - Definitions

   105.    Definitions

           Division 2 - Unfair contracts may be declared void or varied

   106.    Power of Supreme Court to declare contracts void or varied
   107.    Orders to prevent further unfair contracts
   108.    Who may apply for order
   108A.   Employment contracts in respect of which applications cannot be made
   108B.   Time for making application
   109.    Supreme Court may refer applications to Commission for conciliation
   109A.   Exclusion of certain contracts in connection with unfair dismissals

           Division 3 - Determination of remuneration of contractors under unfair building and certain other contracts

   110.    Application of Division
   111.    Division applies only if Supreme Court declares contract unfair
   112.    Supreme Court may determine remuneration under unfair contract
   113.    Notice of possible order
   114.    Time at which order takes effect
   115.    Incorporation of order in contract and other contracts
   116.    Variation or revocation of order

   PART 10 - PAYMENT OF REMUNERATION

   117.    Employees to be paid in money
   118.    Employees to be paid in full
   119.    Employer not to stipulate how remuneration to be spent
   120.    Recovery of remuneration--no set-off or action for goods or services supplied by employer
   121.    Unauthorised payments--civil effect
   122.    Payment of unclaimed remuneration
   123.    Particulars of remuneration to be supplied to employees
   124.    Superannuation fund contributions
   125.    Permits--special wage payments
   126.    Stand-down orders--suspension of payment of remuneration
   127.    Liability of principal contractor for remuneration payable to employees of subcontractor
           127A-127G. (Repealed)
   128.    Minimum remuneration for musicians
   129.    Records to be kept by employers concerning employees

   PART 11 - OUTWORKERS IN CLOTHING TRADES

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   129A.   Definitions

           Division 2 - Conditions of employment

   129B.   Outworkers in clothing trades employed by constitutional corporations
   129C.   Application of certain enforcement provisions

           Division 3 - Remuneration

   129D.   Claims by outworkers in clothing trades for unpaid remuneration
   129E.   Liability of apparent employer for unpaid remuneration for which an unpaid remuneration claim has been made
   129F.   Liability of actual employer for unpaid remuneration for which an unpaid remuneration claim has been made
   129G.   Recovery of amount of unpaid remuneration
   129H.   Offences relating to unpaid remuneration claims and referred claims

           Division 4 - Miscellaneous

   129I.   Effect of this Part
   129J.   Relationship of this Part to Industrial Relations (Ethical Clothing Trades) Act 2001

CHAPTER 3 - INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

   PART 1 - CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION OF INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

   130.    Notification of industrial dispute to Commission
   131.    Mandatory dispute resolution procedures to be followed first
   132.    Compulsory conference
   133.    Conciliation before arbitration
   134.    Conciliation of dispute
   135.    Arbitration after attempted conciliation
   136.    Arbitration of dispute

   PART 2 - DISPUTE ORDERS

   137.    Kinds of dispute orders
   138.    Making of dispute orders
   139.    Contravention of dispute order

   PART 3 - COMMON LAW ACTIONS DURING CONCILIATION OF INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

   140.    Actions in tort to which Part applies
   141.    Actions in tort while Commission attempting to conciliate dispute not actionable
   142.    Injunction not to be granted while industrial tort not actionable

   PART 4 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

   143.    Strike pay prohibited
   144.    Determination of demarcation questions concerning occupations

CHAPTER 4 - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

   PART 1 - ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF COMMISSION

   145.    Establishment of Commission
   146.    General functions of Commission
   146A.   (Repealed)
   146B.   Commission may exercise certain dispute resolution functions under federal enterprise agreements
   146C.   Commission to give effect to certain aspects of government policy on public sector employment
   146D.   Commission has no jurisdiction in respect of death and disability payments for police officers

   PART 2 - MEMBERSHIP OF COMMISSION

   147.    Constitution of Commission
   148.    Appointment of members of the Commission
   149.    (Repealed)
   150.    Provisions relating to members of Commission

   PART 3 - (Repealed)
   None

   PART 4 - ORGANISATION OF COMMISSION

   155.    Constitution of Commission for exercise of functions
   156.    Full Bench of Commission
   157.    Regional matters
   158.    Matters relating to general award review or discrimination in workplace
   159.    Arrangement of business
   160.    Delegation by Chief Commissioner
   161.    Annual report

   PART 5 - PROCEDURE AND POWERS OF COMMISSION

   162.    Procedure generally
   162A.   Transfer of certain proceedings to Industrial Magistrates
   162B.   Exercise of Commission's functions by Industrial Registrar and Registry officers
   163.    Rules of evidence and legal formality
   164.    Powers of Commission as to the production of evidence and perjury
   164A.   Powers of Commission as to the disclosure of matters before the Commission
   165.    Issue of summons
   166.    Representation of parties
   167.    Intervention by Minister, ADB and State peak council
   168.    (Repealed)
   169.    Anti-discrimination matters
   170.    Amendments and irregularities
   171.    Power to impose conditions
   172.    Power to order secret ballot
   173.    Members who may exercise arbitration powers after attempted conciliation
   174.    Powers when application settled by conciliation
   175.    Powers of interpretation
   176.    Reconstitution of Commission during hearing
   177.    Commission may reserve decision
   178.    Commission divided in opinion
   178A.   Reference of questions of law to Supreme Court
   178B.   Transfer of proceedings from Commission to Supreme Court
   179.    Finality of decisions
   180.    Contempt of Commission--offence
   181.    Costs
   181A.   Obligation to disclose costs to clients and Commission
   182.    Recovery of amounts ordered to be paid
   183.    Regulations relating to fees
   184.    Power of entry of members of Commission and other authorised officers

   PART 6 - RULES OF COMMISSION

   185.    Rules of Commission
   185A.   Practice notes
   185B.   Commission may dispense with rules in particular cases
   185C.   Commission may give directions in circumstances not covered by rules
   186.    Establishment and procedure of the Rule Committee of the Commission

   PART 7 - APPEALS AND REFERENCES TO COMMISSION

   187.    Appeal to Full Bench from decision of Commission
   188.    Appeals to Full Bench by leave only
   189.    Time and procedure for making appeals
   190.    Stay of decision appealed against
   190A.   Interlocutory and other matters in proceedings on appeal
   191.    Nature of appeal
   192.    Powers on appeal
   193.    References by members to Full Bench
   194.    Appeal from Industrial Registrar to Commission
   195.    Reference by, or removal from, Industrial Registrar to Commission
   196.    (Repealed)
   197.    Appeals from Local Court
   197A.   (Repealed)
   197B.   Appeals on questions of law in relation to public sector promotional and disciplinary matters

   PART 8 - INDUSTRIAL COMMITTEES

   198.    Establishment of Industrial Committees
   199.    Functions of Industrial Committee
   200.    Duration and dissolution of Industrial Committees
   201.    Provisions relating to members and procedure of Industrial Committees

   PART 9 - CO-OPERATION BETWEEN STATE AND FEDERAL TRIBUNALS

   202.    Definitions
   203.    Referral of matter by Federal President to State Commission
   204.    Referral of matter by State President to Federal Commission
   205.    Joint proceedings
   206.    Dual Federal and State appointments of members

   PART 9A - CO-OPERATION BETWEEN STATE INDUSTRIAL TRIBUNALS

   206A.   Definitions
   206B.   Joint proceedings
   206C.   NSW Commission may exercise functions conferred under industrial law of another State

   PART 10 - INDUSTRIAL REGISTRAR

   207.    Appointment of Industrial Registrar and staff
   208.    Functions of Industrial Registrar and Deputy Industrial Registrar

   PART 11 - NSW INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS WEBSITE

   208A.   NSW industrial relations website
   208B.   When matter is published on NSW industrial relations website
   208C.   Evidence of publication

CHAPTER 5 - INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATIONS

   PART 1 - PRINCIPLES OF ASSOCIATION

   209.    Freedom of association
   210.    Freedom from victimisation
   211.    No preference to members of employee organisations over non-members
   212.    Conscientious objection to membership of organisation
   213.    Enforcement
   214.    Application of Part

   PART 2 - STATE PEAK COUNCILS

   215.    State peak council--employees
   216.    State peak councils--employers

   PART 3 - REGISTRATION OF ORGANISATIONS
   Note

           Division 1 - Registration

   217.    Organisations capable of applying for registration
   218.    Criteria for registration
   219.    Applications for registration
   220.    Objections to registration
   221.    Registration
   222.    Incorporation of State organisations on registration
   223.    Continuation of registration of existing industrial organisations
   224.    Registered office of organisation

           Division 2 - Cancellation of registration

   225.    Institution of proceedings for cancellation of registration
   226.    Grounds on which registration may be cancelled
   227.    Cancellation of registration of industrial organisation
   228.    Consequences of cancellation
   229.    Alteration of rules (instead of cancellation of registration) of organisation
   230.    Suspension or other orders where cancellation of registration deferred
   231.    Supreme Court may make necessary ancillary or consequential orders
   231A.   Notification of cancellation proceedings and decisions
   232.    Cancellation or other order to be recorded

   PART 4 - REGULATION OF STATE INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATIONS

           Division 1 - Application

   233.    Application of Part to State organisations

           Division 2 - Rules

   234.    State organisations to have rules
   235.    General requirements for rules of State organisations
   236.    Rules to specify name, purposes and conditions of eligibility for membership
   237.    Rules to provide for procedural and administrative matters
   238.    Rules to provide for elections for offices
   239.    Rules may provide for elections for offices in State branch of Federal organisation to be elections for purposes of State organisation
   240.    Rules to provide for electoral system
   241.    Rules to provide for terms of office
   242.    Rules may provide for filling of casual vacancies
   243.    Rules to provide conditions for loans, grants and donations by State organisations
   244.    Industrial Registrar may determine alterations of rules
   244A.   Industrial Registrar may determine alterations of rules where breach of demarcation undertaking
   245.    Alteration of rules of State organisation
   246.    Change of name of State organisation
   247.    Rules contravening the requirements for rules under this Part
   248.    Directions for performance of rules

           Division 3 - Election of officers

   249.    Regulations
   250.    Offences in relation to elections
   251.    Cost of elections
   252.    Application for inquiry concerning irregularity in election
   253.    Action by Industrial Registrar
   254.    Inquiry by Commission
   255.    Interim orders
   256.    Procedure at inquiry
   257.    Functions and powers of Commission at inquiry
   258.    Validity of certain acts where election declared void
   259.    Costs in relation to inquiries

           Division 4 - Membership

   260.    Entitlement to membership of State organisations
   261.    Request by member for statement of membership
   262.    Request by member for copy of rules
   263.    Copies of report and audited accounts to be provided to members and presented to meetings
   264.    Resignation from membership
   265.    Mortality fund
   266.    Enforcement

           Division 5 - Duties and liabilities of officers

   267.    Acting dishonestly to deceive or defraud
   268.    Use of position for profit
   269.    Officer to disclose interest
   270.    Compensation to State organisation
   270A.   Notification of allegations of misconduct
   271.    Operation of Division

           Division 6 - Disqualification from office

   272.    Interpretation
   273.    Certain persons disqualified from holding office in State organisations
   274.    Application for leave to hold office in organisations by prospective candidate for office
   275.    Application for leave to hold office in organisations by office holder
   276.    Supreme Court to have regard to certain matters
   277.    Action by Supreme Court

           Division 7 - Records

   278.    Records to be kept and lodged by organisations
   279.    Directions by Industrial Registrar concerning maintenance of register of members
   280.    Organisations to notify particulars of loans, grants and donations
   281.    Waiver of requirement to keep records

           Division 8 - Accounts and audit

   282.    Regulations

           Division 9 - Amalgamation

   283.    Regulations

           Division 10 - Validating provisions

   284.    Definitions
   285.    Validation of certain acts done in good faith
   286.    Validation of certain acts after 4 years
   287.    Order affecting application of section 285 or 286
   288.    Supreme Court may make orders in relation to consequences of invalidity
   289.    Application for membership of organisation by person treated as having been a member
   290.    No challenge to dual membership with Federal organisation
   290A.   Amalgamations

           Division 11 - Powers relating to cases of dysfunction, misconduct or vacancy in offices in State organisations

   290B.   Supreme Court may order reconstitution of organisation or branch etc
   290C.   Provision of assistance to administrator
   290D.   Liability relating to administration
   290E.   Power of Industrial Registrar to initiate elections
   290F.   Application to organisations with federal links
   290G.   Validation of elections

   PART 5 - REGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATIONS (OTHER THAN STATE ORGANISATIONS)

   291.    Regulations applying Part 4
   292.    Documents to be lodged with Industrial Registrar
   293.    Cancellation of registration or other penalty for contravention of this Part

   PART 6 - DEMARCATION ORDERS

   294.    Determination of demarcation questions concerning interests of industrial organisations of employees
   295.    Demarcation orders--coverage of industrial organisations of employees

   PART 7 - ENTRY AND INSPECTION BY OFFICERS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATIONS

   296.    Definitions
   297.    Right of entry for discussion with employees
   298.    Right of entry for investigating breaches
   299.    Provisions relating to authorities issued to officers
   300.    No entry to residential premises without permission
   301.    Offences
   302.    Powers of Commission

   PART 8 - LEGALITY OF TRADE UNIONS

   303.    Meaning of "trade union"
   304.    Illegality on grounds of restraint of trade excluded
   305.    Certain agreements not affected

CHAPTER 6 - PUBLIC VEHICLES AND CARRIERS

   PART 1 - APPLICATION AND DEFINITIONS

   306.    Contracts to which Chapter applies
   307.    Contract of bailment--meaning
   308.    Bailor--meaning
   309.    Contract of carriage--meaning
   310.    Principal contractor--meaning
   310A.   Authorisations for purposes of Trade Practices Act 1974 of the Commonwealth

   PART 2 - CONTRACT DETERMINATIONS

   311.    Applications to exercise functions
   312.    Jurisdiction of Commission with respect to contracts of bailment
   313.    Jurisdiction of Commission with respect to contracts of carriage
   314.    Jurisdiction with respect to reinstatement of contracts
   315.    Conference to precede contract determination
   316.    Making of contract determinations
   317.    Binding force of determination
   318.    Commencement of determination
   319.    Term of determination
   320.    Variation or rescission of determinations
   321.    Exemptions from determinations

   PART 3 - CONTRACT AGREEMENTS

   322.    Agreements concerning contract conditions
   323.    Contract agreement required to be approved
   324.    Application for approval of contract agreement
   325.    Approval of contract agreement by Commission
   325A.   Special requirements relating to contract agreements to which groups of carriers are parties
   326.    Persons bound by contract agreement
   327.    Contract agreements prevail over contract determinations
   328.    Term of contract agreement
   329.    Variation of a contract agreement
   330.    Termination of contract agreement
   331.    Register and publication of contract agreements

   PART 4 - DISPUTE RESOLUTION

   332.    Compulsory conference with respect to disputes

   PART 5 - ASSOCIATIONS OF EMPLOYING CONTRACTORS, DRIVERS AND CARRIERS

   333.    Associations of employing contractors
   334.    Cancellation of registration
   335.    Associations of contract drivers and contract carriers
   336.    Objections to registration of drivers' and carriers' associations
   337.    Grant or refusal of applications
   338.    Withdrawal or cancellation of registration
   339.    Demarcation questions relating to associations
   340.    Change of name or amalgamation of associations
   341.    Certificates of registration etc
   342.    Registers to be kept

   PART 6 - APPLIED PROVISIONS

   343.    Application of certain provisions for the purposes of this Chapter
   344.    Interpretation of applied provisions

   PART 7 - COMPENSATION FOR TERMINATION OF CERTAIN CONTRACTS OF CARRIAGE

   345.    Definitions
   346.    Claim for compensation
   347.    Contract of Carriage Tribunal
   348.    Compulsory conference with respect to claims
   349.    Arbitration of claim
   350.    Appeal from Tribunal to Full Bench of Commission
   351.    General procedure and powers of Tribunal
   352.    Voting by members of Tribunal
   353.    Costs
   354.    Representation of parties
   355.    Contracting out prohibited in certain circumstances

CHAPTER 6A - INDUSTRIAL PROCEEDINGS BEFORE SUPREME COURT

   355A.   Definitions
   355B.   Jurisdiction of Supreme Court
   355C.   Declaratory jurisdiction
   355D.   Proceedings for contempt of Commission
   355E.   Special provisions applicable to industrial proceedings

CHAPTER 7 - ENFORCEMENT

   PART 1 - BREACH OF INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTS

   356.    Definition
   357.    Civil penalty for breach of industrial instruments
   358.    Related proceedings for recovery of remuneration and other money
   359.    Injunction to restrain further contraventions of industrial instruments
   360.    Advertisements that contravene industrial instruments
   361.    Exhibition of industrial instruments in workplace
   362.    Power to amend proceedings
   363.    Secretary or agent of union receiving money for contravention of, or under, industrial instrument

   PART 2 - RECOVERY OF REMUNERATION AND OTHER AMOUNTS

   364.    Definitions
   365.    Order for recovery of remuneration and other amounts payable under industrial instrument
   366.    Order for recovery of over-award payments under contract of employment
   367.    Order for recovery of payments not fixed by industrial instruments
   368.    Order for recovery of unpaid superannuation
   369.    Application for order
   370.    Making of order
   371.    Conciliation to be attempted before order made
   372.    Order for interest
   373.    Order for costs
   374.    Power to amend application
   375.    Recovery of amounts ordered to be paid
   376.    Alternative proceedings for debt recovery in other courts
   377.    Age of claimant not a bar
   378.    Payment where employee represented by industrial organisation
   379.    Small claims procedures
   380.    Small claims during other Commission hearings

   PART 3 - INDUSTRIAL MAGISTRATES

   381.    Appointment of Chief and other Industrial Magistrates
   382.    Jurisdiction of Chief and other Industrial Magistrates
   383.    Procedure
   383A.   Recovery of amount ordered to be paid by Industrial Magistrate under other legislation

   PART 4 - INSPECTORS AND THEIR POWERS

   384.    Appointment of inspectors
   385.    Inspectors' powers--employer breaches
   385A.   Inspectors' powers--misconduct offences
   385B.   Receipts for seized things
   386.    No entry to residential premises without permission or search warrant
   387.    Offences relating to obstruction etc of inspectors
   388.    Search warrant
   389.    Disclosure of information

   PART 5 - EVIDENTIARY PROVISIONS

   390.    Evidence of an industrial instrument or order
   391.    Evidence of registration of industrial organisation
   392.    Evidence of rules of industrial organisation
   393.    Evidence of membership of, or office in, industrial organisation
   394.    List of officers to be evidence
   395.    Trade and other financial secrets tendered as evidence

   PART 6 - CRIMINAL AND OTHER LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

   396.    Penalty notices
   397.    Nature of proceedings for offences
   398.    Time for instituting proceedings
   399.    Authority to prosecute
   400.    Offences by corporation
   401.    Proceedings by and against unincorporated associations
   402.    Recovery of penalty by appointment of receiver
   403.    Payment of penalties

CHAPTER 7A - (Repealed)
           None

CHAPTER 8 - MISCELLANEOUS

   404.    Act binds the Crown
   405.    Statutory provisions relating to public sector employees
   406.    Awards and other industrial instruments provide minimum entitlements
   406A.   Costs agreements
   407.    Regulations
   408.    Repeal of Industrial Relations Act 1991 No 34 and regulations
   409.    Savings, transitional and other provisions
   410.    (Repealed)
   411.    Review of Act
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