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RAIL SAFETY (LOCAL OPERATIONS) ACT 2006 - SECT 31

Single charge for multiple contraventions of certain duties

    (1)     This section applies to—

        (a)     a contravention of a provision of Division 2 or 3 by a person; and

        (b)     a contravention of such a provision for which an officer of a body corporate, partnership or unincorporated body or association (including a body corporate, partnership or unincorporated body or association representing the Crown) is liable.

Note

For liability of officers, see Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 9.

    (2)     Subject to any contrary court order, two or more contraventions may be charged as a single offence if they arise out of the same factual circumstances.

    (3)     This section does not authorise contraventions of two or more provisions of Division 2 or 3 to be charged as a single offence.

    (4)     If two or more contraventions are charged as a single offence, a single penalty only may be imposed in respect of the contraventions.



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