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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY (NATIONAL UNIFORM LEGISLATION) ACT - SECT 82

Referral of issue to regulator for resolution by inspector

    (1)     This section applies if an issue has not been resolved after reasonable efforts have been made to achieve an effective resolution of the issue.

    (2)     A party to the issue may ask the regulator to appoint an inspector to attend the workplace to assist in resolving the issue.

    (3)     A request to the regulator under this section does not prevent:

        (a)     a worker from exercising the right under Division 6 of this Part to cease work; or

        (b)     a health and safety representative from issuing a provisional improvement notice or a direction under Division 6 of this Part to cease work.

    (4)     On attending a workplace under this section, an inspector may exercise any of the inspector's compliance powers under this Act in relation to the workplace.



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