Industrial Relations Act 1996 No 17
16 Term of award
(1) An award applies for the period specified in it as its nominal
term and, after that period, until rescinded by the
(2) The nominal term of an award must not be less than 12 months nor
more than 3 years.
(3) However, an award that sets conditions of employment in connection
with a project may have a specified nominal term that does not exceed the
expected duration of the project.
(4) An award may in special circumstances be made on an interim basis.
Any such award is to be expressed to be an interim award and applies only for
the period (not exceeding 12 months) specified in