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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 25 April 2017 at 16:33)
61   Procedure for election of health and safety representatives
(1)  The workers in a work group may determine how an election of a health and safety representative for the work group is to be conducted.
(2)  However, an election must comply with the procedures (if any) prescribed by the regulations.
(3)  If a majority of the workers in a work group so determine, the election may be conducted with the assistance of a union or other person or organisation.
(4)  The person conducting the business or undertaking to which the work group relates must provide any resources, facilities and assistance that are reasonably necessary or are prescribed by the regulations to enable elections to be conducted.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$10,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$50,000.