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47 .         Existing employees

        (1)         In this section —

        existing employee means a person —

            (a)         who, immediately before transition day, is employed by the former Corporation; and

            (b)         whose contract of employment does not expire until after that day.

        (2)         An existing employee, on and after transition day, is taken to be employed under this Act as an employee of the new employer.

        (3)         Except as otherwise agreed by an existing employee, the operation of this section does not —

            (a)         affect the employee’s remuneration; or

            (b)         affect the employee’s existing or accruing rights in respect of annual leave, long service leave, sick leave or any other leave; or

            (c)         affect any rights under a superannuation scheme; or

            (d)         interrupt the continuity of the employee’s service.

        (4)         For the purposes of this section —

            (a)         an existing employee’s service with the former Corporation is taken to have been service with the new employer; and

            (b)         the new employer may employ an existing employee otherwise than under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 Part 3, and that employee is to be employed subject to any relevant industrial award or agreement.

        [Section 47 inserted by No. 22 of 2016 s. 12.]

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