S. 23A(1) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 27.
(1) A person who loads goods or freight onto, or unloads goods or freight from, rolling stock in connection with the transport of those goods or freight by rail must, so far as is reasonably practicable, ensure that the loading or unloading is carried out safely.
Penalty: In the case of a natural person, $300 000 or imprisonment for 5 years or both;
In the case of a body corporate, $3 000 000.
(2) An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.
However, the offence may be heard and determined summarily (see section 28 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ).
Division 4—Safety management systems
S. 24 amended by No. 23/2013 s. 28.