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Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 20 September 2019 at 17:35)
20 Fatigue management
(1) A rail transport operator must have a program for the management of fatigue for rail safety workers who carry out rail safety work in connection with railway operations for which the operator is required to be accredited that complies with the requirements prescribed by the regulations relating to fatigue management.Note.It is an offence to fail to comply with this subsection (see section 12 which requires this section to be complied with as part of the safety management system).(2) A rail transport operator must, in accordance with Schedule 2, provide conditions of work for rail safety workers who carry out rail safety work in connection with railway operations for which the operator is required to be accredited.Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of a corporation—3,000 penalty units, or(b) in the case of an individual—300 penalty units.Note.The regulations may exempt (either unconditionally or subject to conditions) a rail transport operator from an obligation under subsection (2), see section 174 (3)).