Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 1 January 2014 to date (accessed 20 December 2014 at 04:32)

253   Proceedings against successors to public authorities

(1)  Proceedings for an offence against this Act that were instituted against a public authority before its dissolution, or that could have been instituted against a public authority if not for its dissolution, may be continued or instituted against its successor if the successor is a public authority.
(2)  A penalty notice served on a public authority for an offence against this Act is taken to be a penalty notice served on its successor if the successor is a public authority.
(3)  Similarly, any penalty paid by a public authority in relation to an penalty notice is taken to be a penalty paid by its successor if the successor is a public authority.
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