Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
84 Audit of railway operations of rail transport operators
(1) The ITSRR:(a) may audit the railway operations of rail transport operators, and(b) may prepare and implement a program (an audit program) for each year for auditing the railway operations of rail transport operators.(2) Without limiting subsection (1) (b), an audit program may focus on one or more of the following:(a) particular rail transport operators,(b) particular criteria relating to rail transport operators,(c) particular aspects of rail safety,(d) particular aspects of railway operations.(3) The ITSRR must give not less than 24 hours notice in writing to a rail transport operator before auditing the operator’s railway operations under this section.(4) The regulations may establish procedures for the conduct of audits under this section, including procedures to ensure the confidentiality of records.(5) In this section, rail transport operator includes a person, not being an employee employed to carry out railway operations, who undertakes railway operations in relation to rail infrastructure or rolling stock of a rail transport operator.