Industrial Relations Act 1996 No 17
Historical version for 8 December 2000 to 18 June 2001 (accessed 23 November 2014 at 16:45) Current version

22   Maximum ordinary hours of employment

(1)  The number of ordinary working hours of an employee when set by an award must not exceed 40 hours per week, averaged over a 12 week period.
(2)  However, those ordinary hours may be averaged over a period not exceeding 52 weeks in the case of seasonal employment.
(3)  The ordinary working hours of an employee cannot be reduced by an award unless the reduction is made by a Full Bench of the Commission.
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