Part 8A Codes of employment practice and code of good faith for public health sector

Part 8A: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 36 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).

Codes of employment practice

Heading: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 36 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).

100A Codes of employment practice

(1)

The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, approve 1 or more codes of employment practice.

(2)

The notice in the Gazette may, instead of setting out the code of employment practice being approved,—

(a)

provide sufficient information to identify the code; and

(b)

specify the date on which the code comes into force; and

(c)

state where copies of the code may be obtained.

(3)

Before the Minister approves a code of employment practice, the Minister must consult, or be satisfied that there has been consultation, with such persons and organisations as the Minister thinks appropriate, including relevant employer and employee interests.

(4)

The purpose of a code of employment practice is to provide guidance on the application of this Act—

(a)

generally; or

(b)

in relation to particular types of situations; or

(c)

in relation to particular parts or areas of the employment environment.

Section 100A: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 36 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).