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This Act has also been amended pursuant to an order under secs 8 (2) and 9 (3) of the Reprints Act 1972 No 48 (previously Acts Reprinting Act 1972). Order dated 22.9.1982 and published in GG No 129 of 24.9.1982, p 4501, declaring that the Long Service Leave Act 1955 is an enactment to which sec 8 (2) and sec 9 (3) of the Reprints Act 1972 apply.

Long Service Leave Act 1955 No 38

Assented to 05.11.1955.

COVID-19 Recovery Act 2021 No 5

Assented to 25.03.2021.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.17, assent, sec 2(1).

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures—Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 5

Assented to 14.05.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.20, assent, sec 2(1).

Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Act 2020 No 2

Assented to 25.03.2020.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2019 No 14

Assented to 21.11.2019.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.14, 14 days after assent, sec 2(1).

Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Act 2016 No 48

Assented to 18.10.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.12.2016, sec 2 (1) and 2016 (674) LW 15.11.2016.

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors’ Liability) Act 2012 No 97

Assented to 26.11.2012.

Date of commencement, 11.1.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (629) LW 14.12.2012.

Long Service Corporation Act 2010 No 123

Assented to 07.12.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2011, sec 2.

Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Act 2010 No 122

Assented to 07.12.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2011, sec 2.

Industrial Relations Amendment (Consequential Provisions) Act 2010 No 35

Assented to 15.06.2010.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Industrial Relations Amendment (Jurisdiction of Industrial Relations Commission) Act 2009 No 32

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 2 and 4, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Industrial and Other Legislation Amendment (APEC Public Holiday) Act 2007 No 15

Assented to 04.07.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2005 No 98

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Corporations (Consequential Amendments) Act 2001 No 34

Assented to 28.06.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.32, 15.7.2001, sec 2 (1) and Commonwealth Gazette No S 285 of 13.7.2001.

Long Service Leave Legislation Amendment Act 2001 No 26

Assented to 27.06.2001.

Date of commencement, 1.8.2001, sec 2 and GG No 117 of 27.7.2001, p 5617.

Industrial Relations Leave Legislation Amendment (Bonuses) Act 2000 No 61

Assented to 05.07.2000.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Schs 3 and 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Amendment Act 1998 No 33

Assented to 15.06.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.2, 1.7.1998, sec 2 (1) and GG No 97 of 26.6.1998, p 4421.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 No 55

Assented to 02.07.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.9, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1996 No 121

Assented to 03.12.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.36, 4 months after assent, sec 2 (4).

Statute Law (Penalties) Act 1992 No 112

Assented to 08.12.1992.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 No 34

Assented to 18.05.1992.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Long Service Leave Act 1955, assent, Sch 1.

Industrial Relations Act 1991 No 34

Assented to 11.11.1991.

Date of commencement, 31.3.1992, sec 2 and GG No 40 of 27.3.1992, p 1978.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1991 No 17

Assented to 03.05.1991.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Long Service Leave Act 1955, 5.7.1991, Sch 1 and GG No 103 of 5.7.1991, p 5395.

Industrial Arbitration (Enterprise Agreements) Amendment Act 1990 No 113

Assented to 18.12.1990.

Date of commencement, 25.1.1991, sec 2 and GG No 18 of 25.1.1991, p 650.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 1) 1987 No 48

Assented to 28.05.1987.

Date of commencement of Sch 32, except as provided by sec 2 (13), 1.9.1987, sec 2 (12) and GG No 136 of 28.8.1987, p 4809.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1986 No 24

Assented to 02.05.1986.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 19.9.1986, sec 2 (3) and GG No 142 of 12.9.1986, p 4444.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 9.5.1985, sec 2 (4).

Long Service Leave (Industrial Arbitration) Amendment Act 1986 No 9

Assented to 24.04.1986.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1985 No 54

Assented to 09.05.1985.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1983 No 99

Assented to 09.11.1983.

Miscellaneous Acts (Companies) Amendment Act 1981 No 123

Assented to 30.12.1981.

Date of commencement of Sch 8 (except as provided in sec 2 (6) (a)–(c)), 1.7.1982, sec 2 (6) and GG No 90 of 30.6.1982, p 2959.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1980 No 185

Assented to 17.12.1980.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1977 No 54

Assented to 24.06.1977.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1976 No 79

Assented to 02.12.1976.

Date of commencement of sec 3, 1.2.1977, sec 2 (2) and GGs No 108 of 31.12.1976, p 5802 and No 8 of 28.1.1977, p 277.

Miscellaneous Acts (Inspectors) Amendment Act 1976 No 54

Assented to 27.10.1976.

Apprentices Act 1969 No 37

Assented to 17.04.1969.

Date of commencement, except as otherwise provided, 1.7.1969, sec 2 (1) and GG No 73 of 27.6.1969, p 2364.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1967 No 87

Assented to 18.12.1967.

Decimal Currency Act 1965 No 33

Assented to 20.12.1965.

Date of commencement of sec 4, 14.2.1966, secs 1 (3), 2 (1) and the Currency Act 1965 (Commonwealth), sec 2 (2).

Long Service Leave (Metalliferous Mining Industry) Act 1963 No 48

Assented to 13.12.1963.

Date of commencement, 1.1.1964, sec 1 (3) and GG No 128 of 20.12.1963, p 3730.

Long Service Leave (Amendment) Act 1963 No 13

Assented to 01.04.1963.

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No reference is made to certain amendments made by the Decimal Currency Act 1965 and the Reprints Act 1972.

Long title

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (1).

Sec 3

Am 1963 No 13, sec 2 (1) (a); 1963 No 48, sec 16; 1969 No 37, Second Sch; 1977 No 54, Sch 1 (1); 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (2); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (1); 1990 No 113, Sch 2; 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [1] [2]; 2000 No 61, Sch 2.

Sec 4

Am 1963 No 13, sec 2 (1) (b); 1967 No 87, sec 2; 1969 No 37, Second Sch; 1976 No 79, sec 3; 1977 No 54, Sch 1 (2); 1981 No 123, Sch 8; 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (3); 1985 No 54, Schs 1 (1), 2 (2)–(8); 1986 No 24, Sch 2; 1990 No 113, Sch 2; 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1992 No 34, Sch 1; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [3] [4]; 1997 No 55, Sch 2.9; 2001 No 26, Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2001 No 34, Sch 2.32; 2010 No 35, Sch 2; 2010 No 122, Sch 3.4 [1]; 2012 No 97, Sch 1.23 [1]; 2019 No 14, Sch 2.14.

Sec 4A

Ins 1998 No 33, Sch 4.2. Am 2010 No 123, Sch 2.2.

Secs 4B, 4C

Ins 2010 No 122, Sch 3.4 [2].

Sec 5

Am 1963 No 13, sec 2 (1) (c); 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (4); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (2) (4) (6) (9); 1986 No 24, Sch 1 (1); 1990 No 113, Sch 2; 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1992 No 34, Sch 1; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [2] [5].

Sec 5A

Ins 1986 No 24, Sch 1 (2). Am 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [5].

Sec 6

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (5); 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [6]–[8].

Sec 8

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 1 (1); 1992 No 34, Sch 1; 2012 No 97, Sch 1.23 [2].

Sec 9

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 1 (2); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (10).

Sec 9A

Ins 1976 No 54, sec 5. Am 1983 No 99, Sch 1 (3); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (8) (11).

Sec 10

Am 1980 No 185, sec 3 (a); 1983 No 99, Sch 1 (4); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (12); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 2012 No 97, Sch 1.23 [3].

Secs 10A, 10B

Ins 2012 No 97, Sch 1.23 [4].

Sec 11

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (6); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (13); 1991 No 17, Sch 1; 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [9]; 2005 No 98, Sch 3.41; 2007 No 94, Sch 4.

Sec 12

Am 1980 No 185, sec 3 (b); 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (6) (7); 1985 No 54, Sch 2 (14); 1986 No 9, sec 2; 1991 No 17, Sch 1; 1991 No 34, Sch 3; 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [9] [10]; 2007 No 94, Sch 4; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.26 [1].

Sec 13

Am 1963 No 13, sec 2 (1) (d); 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (8); 1985 No 54, Schs 1 (2), 2 (15); 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sec 14

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (7); 1991 No 17, Sch 1. Subst 1991 No 34, Sch 3. Am 1996 No 121, Sch 4.36 [2] [10]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2016 No 48, Sch 2.26 [2].

Sec 15

Am 1983 No 99, Sch 2 (9); 1987 No 48, Sch 32; 1992 No 112, Sch 1.

Sec 15A

Ins 2020 No 2, Sch 1.1. Am 2021 No 5, Sch 1.17[1].

Sec 15B

Ins 2020 No 5, Sch 1.20. Am 2021 No 5, Sch 1.17[2].

Sec 15C

Ins 2020 No 5, Sch 1.20. Am 2021 No 5, Sch 1.17[3].

Sec 16

Ins 1999 No 85, Sch 3.4.

Sch 1

Ins 1999 No 85, Sch 3.4. Am 2001 No 26, Sch 1 [4]; 2007 No 15, Sch 3.

Long Service Leave Bill 1955

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