223E Objection to improvement notice

(1)

An employer may, within 28 days after the improvement notice is issued to the employer, lodge with the Authority an objection to the notice.

(2)

The function of the Authority in respect of an objection is to determine—

(a)

whether the employer is failing, or has failed, to comply with the specified provision of the relevant Acts; and

(b)

the nature and extent of the employer’s failure to comply with the provision; and

(c)

the nature and extent of any loss suffered by any employee as a result of the employer’s failure to comply with the provision (if applicable).

(3)

The Authority may confirm, vary, or rescind the improvement notice as the Authority thinks fit.

Section 223E: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 37 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 125).