Rail Safety (General) Regulation 2008
36 Network-wide changes to network rules
(1) This clause applies to a proposed network-wide change to the network rules by a rail infrastructure owner.(2) The rail infrastructure owners of the NSW rail network must consider all submissions received, within the period specified in the notice given under clause 35, from stakeholders or the ITSRR and must determine whether to agree to proceed with the proposed network-wide change.(3) On determining to proceed with the network-wide change, the rail infrastructure owners must give the ITSRR a notice in writing containing the following:(a) the proposed amendment,(b) details of all risk assessments conducted,(c) details of submissions made by stakeholders,(d) the response of the rail infrastructure owners to the submissions and details of their agreement to the proposed amendment.(4) Before the network-wide change is made, the rail infrastructure owners must take into account any comments of the ITSRR about the proposed amendment that are received no later than 14 days after notice is given under subclause (3).(5) A rail infrastructure owner must give not less than 28 days notice in writing of the commencement of a proposed network-wide change to a network rule to the stakeholders of the owner.(6) A network-wide change to a network rule must be commenced by the rail infrastructure owners of the NSW rail network on the same day, unless the ITSRR has given written consent to different commencement dates.