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RAIL SAFETY (LOCAL OPERATIONS) ACT 2006 - SECT 68

Accredited rail transport operator must put into effect emergency plan without delay

S. 68(1) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 85(2)(3).

    (1)     An accredited rail transport operator who has prepared an emergency plan must put the emergency plan into effect without delay if—

        (a)     a major incident occurs; or

        (b)     an incident occurs which could reasonably be expected to lead to a major incident.

Penalty:     In the case of a natural person, $50 000;

In the case of a body corporate, $500 000.

    (2)     An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.

Note to s. 68(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 101.11).

Note

However, the offence may be heard and determined summarily (see section 28 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ).

S. 69 (Heading) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 86(1).



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