Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

Long Service Leave Provisions

LONG SERVICE LEAVE GENERAL ORDER

The Long Service Leave General Order, normally printed in this Gazette sub part, is no longer being produced because, with effect from 4 July 2006, that General Order was repealed by section 64 of the Labour Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2006. As a consequence of that amendment, any reference in an industrial instrument (Award, Order, Agreement etc) to the Long Service Leave General Order is to be read as a reference to the Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA).

The Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA), in lieu of the Commission’s General Order, now regulates long service leave for all Western Australian employees including those covered by Awards, EBA’s, Employer and Employee Agreements, or the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993.

The Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA) continues to have effect notwithstanding the changes to the (federal) Workplace Relations Act (Commonwealth) because that Act, at section 16(3)(f), allows the Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA) to continue to have effect. Therefore the Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA) applies to all Western Australian employees.

Click the following link to view the repealed Long Service Leave Provisions

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2 January 2007

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