(1) The Director-General of ASIS must:
(a) establish procedures relating to the consideration of grievances of employees and former employees of ASIS; and
(b) determine the classes of ASIS actions that are to be subject to the grievance procedures.
(2) In establishing the procedures and determining the classes of action, the Director-General of ASIS must:
(a) adopt the principles of the Public Service Act 1999 to the extent to which the Director-General considers they are consistent with the effective performance of the functions of ASIS; and
(b) consult with the employees of ASIS.
(3) The procedures must include the following matters:
(a) initial consideration of grievances by the Director-General of ASIS or a person authorised in writing by the Director-General;
(b) establishment of Grievance Review Panels chaired by independent Chairs to make determinations reviewing initial considerations of grievances.
(4) The Director-General of ASIS must implement a determination of a Grievance Review Panel to the extent that it is within his or her power to do so.
(5) In this section:
"action" includes a refusal or failure to act.
"ASIS action" means action taken after the commencement of this Act by the Director-General of ASIS or an employee of ASIS that relates to an ASIS employee's employment.