Parliamentary record : Part I debates (19 August 1981)
Debates for 3rd Assembly 1980 - 1983; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 3rd Assembly 1980 - 1983
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DEBATES - Wednesday 19 August 1981 Amendment 52.22 is a drafting requirement. Amendment 52.23 is to conform with common industrial usage. Amendment 52.24 is a drafting requirement. Amendment 52.25 is to conform with common industrial usage. Amendment 52.26 is because the hours factor is calculated by multiplying the basic prescription of 4 weeks annual leave by the normal working week of 40 hours divided by 52 weeks in one year. This produces a factor of 3.0769 hours which, when rounded, gives a correct factor of 3.08 hours. Hence the amendment. Amendment 52.27 is a new provlslon. Annual leaveis applicable to all employees other than casuals as defined. Since some employees work less than 40 hours, it would be inequitable to pay to such employees pro rata annual leave payments on termination based on a 40-hour week formula. Hence the amendment. Amendments agreed to. Clause 10, as amended, agreed to. Clause 11: Mr EVERINGHAM: I move amendment 52.28. It is a drafting amendment. Amendment agreed to. Clause 11, as amended, agreed to. Clause 12: Mr EVERINGHAM: I move amendments 52.29 and 52.30. Amendment 52.29 is to encompass all types of business operations. Amendment 52.30 is a drafting amendment. Amendment agreed to. Clause 12, as amended, agreed to. Clauses 13 and 14 agreed to. Clause 15: Mr EVERINGHAM: I invite defeat of clause 15. Clause 15 negatived. New clause 15: Mr EVERINGHAM: I move amendment 52.31. This new clause tidies up what was the existing clause in relation to employers or class of employers and employees or class of employees. New clause 15 agreed to. Clause 16: Mr EVERINGHAM: I move amendment 52.32. For administrative purposes, employers do not need to keep records of an employee's occupation. 1309
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