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RAIL SAFETY (LOCAL OPERATIONS) ACT 2006 - SECT 69

Accredited rail transport operator must notify emergency services and others of a major incident

S. 69(1) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 86(2)(3).

    (1)     An accredited rail transport operator must, immediately after becoming aware of the occurrence of a major incident, notify—

S. 69(1)(a) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 86(2).

        (a)     the emergency services with whom the accredited rail transport operator prepared the emergency plan in conjunction with; and

        (b)     the Safety Director; and

        (c)     the Chief Investigator

of the occurrence of the major incident.

Penalty:     In the case of a natural person, $20 000;

In the case of a body corporate, $100 000.

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

Note to s. 69(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 101.12).

Note

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

S. 69A (Heading) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 87(1).

S. 69A inserted by No. 69/2007 s. 65.



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