Basic Guide to Statutory Councils
Statutory councils may be formed by registered trade unions and employers’ organisations to manage labour disputes, schemes and funds, education and training, and to make collective agreements.
The Labour Relations Act applies to all employers, workers, trade unions and employers’ organisations, but does not apply to -
A registered trade union or registered employers’ organisation may apply to the registrar of labour relations to form a statutory council.
Based on Legislation in Section 39, of the Labour Relations Act
Statutory councils –
Based on Legislation in Section 43, of the Labour Relations Act
Registration as Bargaining Council
A statutory council may apply to register as a bargaining council.