Employment Relations Act 2000

179C Limitations on consideration by Employment Court of matters arising under section 30D of Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987

(1)

This section applies to a reference to the Authority under section 30I of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 for a determination as to whether the employer has complied with section 30D of that Act.

(2)

The Authority may not refer a question of law to the court under section 177 if the question of law arises during an investigation of the Authority into a reference referred to in subsection (1).

(3)

No matter, or part of a matter, may be removed to the court under section 178 if the matter, or the part of the matter, arises during an investigation of the Authority into a reference referred to in subsection (1).

(4)

No party who is dissatisfied with a determination, or any part of a determination, of the Authority of a reference referred to in subsection (1) may elect, under section 179, to have the matter heard by the court.

Section 179C: inserted, on 1 April 2016, by section 83 of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 8).