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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 22nd July 2008

 

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Employment Bill [Lords]

 

Fair Employment Commission

 

Sarah Teather

 

Lorely Burt

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall appoint a body, to be known as “the Fair Employment

 

Commission”, to discharge the functions conferred or imposed on the Fair

 

Employment Commission under this section.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State may refer the matters specified in subsection (3) to the

 

Commission for their consideration.

 

(3)    

Those matters are—

 

(a)    

the operation of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998;

 

(b)    

the operation of the Employment Agencies Act 1973;

 

(c)    

the operation of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974;

 

(d)    

the operation of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004; and

 

(e)    

such matters relating to this Act as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

 

(4)    

In considering the matters specified in subsection (3) the Commission may carry

 

out such inspections of workplaces as it considers necessary.

 

(5)    

Where matters are referred to the Commission under subsection (3) above, the

 

Commission shall, after considering those matters, make a report to the Secretary

 

of State which shall contain the Commission’s recommendations about each of

 

those matters.’.

 


 
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