Tell us what you really mean?

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30 Nov 2015

Recent decisions of the Full Court of the Federal Court, and the Fair Work Commission (FWC), reveal an emerging debate about the interpretation of both contracts and enterprise agreements made under the Fair Work Act 2009.  The debate concerns the extent to which a Court or the Commission, in interpreting a clause which on its face is clear and unambiguous, can have regard to evidence of surrounding circumstances  regarding the context of the agreement.

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