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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 8 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 04:43)
Part 9 Division 6
Division 6 Offences in relation to inspectors
188   Offence to hinder or obstruct inspector
A person must not intentionally hinder or obstruct an inspector in exercising his or her compliance powers, or induce or attempt to induce any other person to do so.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$10,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$50,000.
189   Offence to impersonate inspector
A person who is not an inspector must not, in any way, hold himself or herself out to be an inspector.
Maximum penalty: $10,000.
190   Offence to assault, threaten or intimidate inspector
A person must not directly or indirectly assault, threaten or intimidate, or attempt to assault, threaten or intimidate, an inspector or a person assisting an inspector.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$50,000 or imprisonment for 2 years or both, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$250,000.