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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 126O

Power to take direct action to deal with dangerous situation

126O Power to take direct action to deal with dangerous situation

(1) This section applies if an authorised person reasonably believes—
(a) a person given a remedial action notice or dangerous situation notice has not complied with the notice; or
(b) having regard to the nature of the dangerous situation, action under a remedial action notice or dangerous situation notice is inappropriate to deal with the dangerous situation.
(2) The authorised person may take the action the authorised person reasonably believes is necessary to deal with the dangerous situation.
(3) The action the authorised person may take includes asking someone the authorised person reasonably believes has appropriate knowledge and experience to help the authorised person deal with the dangerous situation.
(4) If the person agrees to help, the person is taken to have the powers of an authorised person to the extent reasonably necessary for the person to help deal with the dangerous situation.
(5) A rail vehicle can not be stopped or held under this section.



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