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RAIL SAFETY (LOCAL OPERATIONS) ACT 2006 - SECT 101

Interaction with the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004

    (1)     If a provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or the regulations made under that Act ( OHS provision ) applies to an activity in respect of which a duty is imposed under Division 2 or 3 of Part 3, the OHS provision continues to apply, and must be observed in addition to Division 2 or 3 of Part 3 and any regulations made under this Act made for the purposes of those Divisions.

Note

See also section 51 of the Interpretation of Legislation Act 1984 .

    (2)     If a provision of this Act or the regulations made under this Act is inconsistent with a provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or   the regulations made under that Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or the   regulations made under it prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

    (3)     Compliance with this Act or the regulations made under this Act, or with any requirement imposed under this Act or the regulations, is not in itself a defence in any proceedings for an offence against the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or the regulations made under that Act.

    (4)     Evidence of a relevant contravention of this Act or the regulations made under this Act is admissible in any proceedings for an offence against the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or the regulations made under that Act.

S. 101A inserted by No. 23/2013 s. 95.



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