(1) A rail transport operator may apply to the Safety Director for an exemption from a designated provision in respect of specified railway operations carried out, or proposed to be carried out, by or on behalf of the operator.
(2) An application must be made in the manner and form approved by the Safety Director and—
(a) must specify the scope and nature of the railway operations in respect of which an exemption is sought; and
(b) if the railway operations include the operation or movement of rolling stock on a railway—must include details about the operation or movement of rolling stock; and
(c) must contain any prescribed information; and
(d) must be accompanied by the prescribed application fee (if any).
(3) The Safety Director may require a rail transport operator who has applied for an exemption—
(a) to supply further information requested by the Safety Director; and
(b) to verify by statutory declaration any information supplied to the Safety Director.
S. 61C inserted by No. 23/2013 s. 80.