Industrial magistrates to clock off


The Industrial Relations Amendment (Jurisdiction of Industrial Relations Commission) Bill 2009 was introduced in the Legislative Assembly yesterday, 25 March. The object of the Bill, as provided by the explanatory notes, is to amend the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and certain other legislation to confer on the Industrial Relations Commission in court session (otherwise known as the Industrial Court of New South Wales) the criminal and civil jurisdiction that is currently exercised by industrial magistrates.

**26 March 2009 **

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