Employment Relations Act 2000

134A Penalty for obstructing or delaying Authority investigation


Every person is liable to a penalty under this Act who, without sufficient cause, obstructs or delays an Authority investigation, including failing to attend as a party before an Authority investigation (if required).


The power to award a penalty under subsection (1) may be exercised by the Authority—


of its own motion; or


on the application of any party to the investigation.

Section 134A: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 17 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 125).