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Name: Industrial Organizations Act 1962 (Cap. 173).
Country: Papua New Guinea
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1962
Entry into force:
ISN: PNG-1962-L-65908
Bibliography: CD-Rom: Legislation and Case Law of PNG, Thomson Legal and Regulatory Ltd, Australia, pp. 255-292
Act on-line Act on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), University of the South Pacific PDF of Act as consolidated to 2006 PDF of Act as consolidated to 2006 (consulted on 2005-07-14)
Abstract/Citation: The Act provides for the registration and control of industrial organizations. An “industrial organization” under the Act "means a trade or other union, or branch of a union, or an organization or body–
(a) that is composed of, or is representative of, employers or employees; and
(b) one of the objects of which is, under its constitution, the regulation, in respect of industrial matters, of the relations between–
(i) employees and employers; or
(ii) employees and employees; or
(iii) employers and employers,
or for taking part in or in the settlement of industrial disputes on behalf of its members, whether it would or would not, if this Act had not been passed, have been deemed to be unlawful by reason of some one or more of its objects being in restraint of trade."

Part I: Preliminary
Part II: Registrar and other officers
Part III: Registration
Part IV: Rights and liabilities of registered industrial organizations
Part V: Constitutions of industrial organizations
Part VI: Funds and accounts
Part VII: Miscellaneous.
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