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Appointment of inspectors

    (1)     The Authority may, by instrument in writing—

        (a)     appoint an officer or employee of the Authority to be an inspector for the purposes of this Act; and

S. 95(1)(b) amended by Nos 63/2006 s. 61(Sch. item 26.2), 6/2009 s. 56.

        (b)     appoint a person employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004 by the Department Head (within the meaning of that Act) of the Department of Primary Industries to be an inspector for the purposes of this Act in respect of activities carried out under the Petroleum Act 1998 or the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 .

    (2)     The appointment of a person as an inspector for the purposes of this Act and either or both of the following Acts may be made by a single instrument—

        (a)     the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 ;

        (b)     the Equipment (Public Safety) Act 1994 .

S. 95(3) amended by No. 67/2013 s. 649(Sch. 9 item 25(5)).

    (3)     The Authority must give each inspector a certificate of appointment signed by the chief executive of the Authority (appointed under section 498 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 ).

    (4)     A certificate of appointment given to an inspector in accordance with subsection (3) is conclusive proof of the valid appointment of the inspector under this section.

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