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Power to give advice on compliance

    (1)     The Authority may give advice to a person who has a duty or obligation under this Act or the regulations about complying with that duty or obligation.

    (2)     The giving of such advice by the Authority does not give rise to—

        (a)     any liability of, or other claim against, the Authority; or

        (b)     any right, expectation, duty or obligation that would not otherwise be conferred or imposed on the person given the advice; or

        (c)     any defence that would not otherwise be available to that person.

    (3)     The Authority's power under this section to give advice may also be exercised by an inspector or, if the Authority authorises any other person to exercise the power, that other person.

Note to s. 18(3) amended by No. 67/2013 s. 649(Sch. 9 item 25(3)).


An inspector or other person exercising this power may not be liable for things done or omitted to be done in good faith (see section 499(3) of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 ).

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