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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY (NATIONAL UNIFORM LEGISLATION) ACT - SECT 259

Proceeding for a contravention of a WHS civil penalty provision

    (1)     In a proceeding for a contravention of a WHS civil penalty provision, if the court is satisfied that a person has contravened a WHS civil penalty provision, the court may:

        (a)     order the person to pay a monetary penalty that the court considers appropriate; and

        (b)     make any other order that the court considers appropriate, including an injunction.

    (2)     A monetary penalty imposed under subsection (1) must not exceed the relevant maximum amount of monetary penalty specified under Part 7 or the Regulations in relation to a contravention of that WHS civil penalty provision.



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