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Re Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016

 

[2019] QIRC 173

QUEENSLAND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

CITATION: 

In the termination of the Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016 [2019] QIRC 173

PARTIES:

State of Queensland (Queensland Police Service)

and

Queensland Police Union of Employees

and

The Queensland Police Commissioned Officers' Union of Employees

CASE NO:

CB/2019/107

PROCEEDING:

Termination of agreement after nominal expiry date

DELIVERED ON:

15 November 2019

HEARING DATE:

15 November 2019

HEARD AT:

Brisbane

MEMBER:

O'Connor VP

ORDER:

1. The Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016 is terminated.

CATCHWORDS:

INDUSTRIAL LAW – COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – Application for termination of agreement after nominal expiry date – Requirements for termination – agreement terminated

LEGISLATION:

Industrial Relations Act 2016, s 228

APPEARANCES:

Mr R Gillespie of the Public Safety Business Agency for the Queensland Police Service

Mr N Cooke of Counsel instructed by Hall Payne Lawyers for the Queensland Police Union of Employees

Superintendent D Frieberg for The Queensland Police Commissioned Officers' Union of Employees

Reasons for Decision

  1. [1]
    The State of Queensland (Queensland Police Service) has applied to terminate the Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016 pursuant to s 228(1) of the Industrial Relations Act 2016.
  1. [2]
    The certified agreement had a nominal expiry date of 30 June 2019.
  1. [3]
    On the basis that the agreement does not include any provisions recording that any particular conditions need to be met before it may be terminated;[1] that the Commission is satisfied that the Queensland Police Service has given notice of its intention to apply to terminate the agreement;[2] that the other parties to the agreement agree to it being terminated;[3] and, that the termination of the agreement is not contrary to the public interest;[4] the Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016 is terminated as from 15 November 2019.[5]
  1. [4]
    I make the following order:

1.  The Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016 is terminated.

Footnotes

[1] Industrial Relations Act 2016 s 228(3).

[2] Ibid s 228(2).

[3] Ibid s 228(3)(b)(i).

[4] Ibid s 228(3)(b)(ii).

[5] Ibid s 228(4).

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    In the termination of the Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016

  • Shortened Case Name:

    Re Queensland Police Service Certified Agreement 2016

  • MNC:

    [2019] QIRC 173

  • Court:

    QIRC

  • Judge(s):

    Member O'Connor VP

  • Date:

    15 Nov 2019

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