Employment Relations Act 2000

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Penalties

133 Jurisdiction concerning penalties

(1)

The Authority has full and exclusive jurisdiction to deal with all actions for the recovery of penalties under this Act—

(a)

for any breach of an employment agreement; or

(b)

for a breach of any provision of this Act for which a penalty in the Authority is provided in the particular provision.

(2)

Subsection (1) is subject to—

(a)

sections 177 and 178 (which allow for the referral or removal of certain matters to the Employment Court); and

(b)

any right to have the matter heard by the court under section 179.

(3)

Subject to any rights of appeal under this Act, the court has full and exclusive jurisdiction to deal with all actions for the recovery of penalties under this Act for a breach of any other provision of this Act for which a penalty in the court is provided in the particular provision.

Compare: 1991 No 22 s 51