The object of this Part is—
(a) to specify the rules for determining the terms and conditions of an employee's employment; and
(b) to require new employees, whose terms and conditions of employment are not determined with reference to a collective agreement, to be given sufficient information and an adequate opportunity to seek advice before entering into an individual employment agreement; and
(c) to recognise that, in relation to individual employees and their employers, good faith behaviour is—
(i) promoted by providing protection against unfair bargaining; and
(ia) required when entering into and varying individual employment agreements; and
(ii) consistent with, but not limited to, the implied term of mutual trust and confidence in the relationship between employee and employer.
Section 60(c)(ia): inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 19(1) of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).
Section 60(c)(ii): amended, on 1 December 2004, by section 19(2) of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).