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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 8 June 2017 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 03:41)
Part 13 Division 7 Section 264
264   Criminal proceedings during civil proceedings
(1)  Proceedings against a person for a contravention of a WHS civil penalty provision are stayed if:
(a)  criminal proceedings are commenced or have already commenced against the person for an offence, and
(b)  the offence is constituted by conduct that is substantially the same as the conduct alleged to constitute the contravention of the WHS civil penalty provision.
(2)  The proceedings for the order may be resumed if the person is not convicted or found guilty of the offence. Otherwise, the proceedings for the order are dismissed.