Employment Relations Act 2000

Representation

236 Representation

(1)

Where any Act to which this section applies confers on any employee the right to do anything or take any action—

(a)

in respect of an employer; or

(b)

in the Authority or the court,—

that employee may choose any other person to represent the employee for the purpose.

(2)

Where any Act to which this section applies confers on an employer the right to do anything or take any action—

(a)

in respect of an employee; or

(b)

in the Authority or the court,—

that employer may choose any other person to represent that employer for the purpose.

(3)

Any person purporting to represent any employee or employer must establish that person’s authority for that representation.

Section 236(4)(b): substituted, on 1 April 2002, by section 337(1) of the Accident Compensation Act 2001 (2001 No 49).

Section 236(4)(b): amended on 3 March 2010, pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Section 236(4)(ba): inserted, on 1 July 2017, by section 20(5) of the Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017 (2017 No 24).

Section 236(4)(ba): amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 23(2)(d) of the Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 50).

Section 236(4)(d): substituted, on 1 April 2004, by section 91(2) of the Holidays Act 2003 (2003 No 129).

Section 236(4)(da): inserted, on 25 February 2016, by section 31(5) of the Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016 (2016 No 2).

Section 236(4)(h): amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 130(4) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).

Section 236(4)(i): replaced, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).