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Contents (2008 - 97)
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 18 November 2017 at 04:33)
Part 8 Section 149
149   Reciprocal powers of rail safety officers
(1)  This section has effect in relation to another jurisdiction while there is in force a corresponding rail safety law that contains provisions corresponding to this section.
(2)  The Minister may enter into an agreement with a Minister of another jurisdiction for the purposes of this section, including an agreement to amend or revoke any such agreement.
(3)  To the extent envisaged by such an agreement:
(a)  rail safety officers of this jurisdiction may, in this jurisdiction or the other jurisdiction, exercise functions conferred on rail safety officers of the other jurisdiction by or under the corresponding rail safety law of that other jurisdiction, and
(b)  rail safety officers of that other jurisdiction may, in this jurisdiction or that other jurisdiction, exercise functions conferred on rail safety officers by or under this Act.
(4)  Anything done or omitted to be done by a rail safety officer of this jurisdiction under subsection (3) is taken to have been done under this Act as well as under the corresponding rail safety law.
(5)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the exercise of functions under this section.
(6)  Nothing in this section affects the appointment under section 148 of persons as rail safety officers for the purposes of this Act.