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Tribunal may make interim orders to prevent prejudice to dispute resolution

    (1)         The Tribunal may make an interim order to prevent any party to a dispute from acting in a manner prejudicial to dispute resolution or to any decision or order the Tribunal might subsequently make.

    (2)     An application for an order under subsection (1) may be made by—

S. 121(2)(a) amended by No. 26/2011 s. 34(Sch. item 6.15).

        (a)     a person bringing the dispute to the Commission for dispute resolution; or

S. 121(2)(b) amended by No. 26/2011 s. 34(Sch. item 6.15).

        (b)     the Commission.

    (3)     An application may be made at any time before an application under section 122 relating to the dispute has been made to the Tribunal.

    (4)     In making an interim order, the Tribunal must have regard to—

        (a)     whether or not the person bringing the dispute has established a prima facie case with respect to the dispute; and

        (b)     any possible detriment or advantage to the public interest in making the order; and

        (c)     any possible detriment to the case of the person bringing the dispute if the order is not made.

    (5)     An interim order applies for the period, not exceeding 28 days, specified in it and may be extended from time to time by the Tribunal.

    (6)     The party against whom the interim order is sought is a party to the proceeding on an application under subsection (2).

    (7)     Nothing in this section affects or takes away from the Tribunal's power under section 123 of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 to make orders of an interim nature in a proceeding in the Tribunal.

Division 2—Applications to the Tribunal

S. 122 amended by No. 26/2011 s. 34(Sch. item 6.16).

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