If the Commissioner has not received a response to a compliance notice from the contractor within the specified days or the contractor has failed to comply with the notice within the period specified, the Commissioner may determine that they have failed to comply with the information notice, Local Jobs First Policy or with a Local Industry Development Plan.
If the Commissioner makes a determination, the Commissioner may:
- recommend to the Minister that the Minister issue an Adverse Publicity Notice, and
- advise the contractor and the appropriate agency of the determination and the recommendation that the Minister issue an Adverse Publicity Notice.
The contractor will be provided the opportunity to respond to the recommendation within 7 days from the date of issue. The Minister of Industry and Innovation will determine whether to publish the Adverse Publicity Notice.