House of Representatives

Corporations Amendment (Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements) Bill 2018

Explanatory Memorandum

(Circulated by authority of the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Stuart Robert MP)


The following abbreviations and acronyms are used throughout this explanatory memorandum.

Abbreviation Definition
ASIC Australian Securities & Investments Commission.
ATO Australian Taxation Office.
Bill Corporations Amendment (Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements) Bill 2018.
consultation paper Reforms to Address Corporate Misuse of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee Scheme consultation paper.
corporate contraventions Contraventions of either, or both, of the following Acts:

the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth);
the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth).

Corporations Act Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
DJSB Department of Jobs and Small Business.
DOCA Deed of Company Arrangement.
FEG Fair Entitlements Guarantee.
FWO Fair Work Ombudsman.
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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