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Contents (2008 - 97)
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 22 July 2018 at 06:59)
Part 5 Division 2 Section 93
93   Securing a site
(1)  For the purpose of protecting evidence that might be relevant for compliance and investigative purposes or ensuring safety, a rail safety officer may secure the perimeter of any site at a place entered under this Part by whatever means the rail safety officer considers appropriate.
(2)  A person must not, without the permission of a rail safety officer, enter or remain at, a site the perimeter of which is secured under this section.
Maximum penalty: 1,000 penalty units.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply if the person enters the site, or remains at the site:
(a)  to ensure the safety of persons, or
(b)  to remove deceased persons or animals from the site, or
(c)  to move a motor vehicle, or the wreckage of a motor vehicle, to a safe place, or
(d)  to protect the environment from significant damage or pollution.
(4)  A rail safety officer must not unreasonably withhold a permission referred to in subsection (2).