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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 2 Hansard (22 February) . . Page.. 698..


Schedule of amendments

Schedule 1

Work Health and Safety (Bullying) Amendment Bill 2011

Amendments moved by Ms Bresnan

1

Clause 4

Page 2, line 19—

omit clause 4, substitute

4 Appointment of inspectors

New section 156 (2)

insert

(2) The regulator must ensure that there are enough inspectors (but at least 3) who the regulator is satisfied have specialist experience or expertise in dealing with bullying in the workplace and other workplace psychosocial issues.

Examples--other workplace psychosocial issues

1 workplace violence and aggression, including verbal and emotional abuse

2 work-related stress and burnout

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

3

New clauses 5A and 5B

Page 3, line 12—

insert

5A Schedule 2, new section 2.2 (1) (a) (iii)

insert

(iii) bullying in the workplace and other workplace psychosocial issues; or

5B Schedule 2, new section 2.2 (1) (b) (iii)

insert

(iii) bullying in the workplace and other workplace psychosocial issues; or

4

Clause 6

Page 3, line 13—

omit clause 6, substitute

6 Schedule 2, new section 2.16A

in division 2.1.3, insert

2.16A Advisory committee on workplace bullying etc

(1) If the council establishes an advisory committee in relation to bullying in the workplace and other workplace psychosocial issues, the council must appoint the following members:


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