(1) The employer must arrange for—
S. 5.5.12(1)(a) amended by No. 39/2012 s. 10.
(a) the training contract to be executed by the parties and lodged with the Authority or a person or body nominated by the Authority within 14 days after the date the employment of the apprentice commences or any further time allowed by the Authority; and
(b) a copy of the training contract to be given to the apprentice within 14 days after the date of execution of the training contract.
S. 5.5.12(2) amended by No. 39/2012 s. 10.
(2) If a training contract is not executed and lodged in accordance with subsection (1), the Authority may execute a contract on behalf of all or any of the parties and on that execution the parties are to be treated as having made the contract accordingly.
S. 5.5.12(3) amended by No. 39/2012 s. 10.
(3) If an apprentice is dismissed before a training contract was executed under subsection (1) or (2) the Authority may declare, by notice in writing to that apprentice and the employer, that the apprentice is to be treated as having been employed under a training contract from the date the employment commenced.
(4) If a person is required to be employed under a training contract under this section, the date the contract takes effect is to be treated as the date the person commenced that employment whether the contract is executed under subsection (1) or (2).