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Contents (2008 - 97)
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 21 October 2017 at 13:56)
Part 9 Section 167
167   Approval of compliance codes and guidelines
(1)  For the purpose of providing practical guidance to persons who have duties or obligations under this Act or the regulations:
(a)  the Minister may make an order approving a compliance code, and
(b)  the ITSRR may make an order approving guidelines.
(2)  The Minister may make an order approving the variation of a compliance code or revoking the approval of a compliance code.
(3)  The ITSRR may make an order approving the variation of a guideline or revoking the approval of a guideline.
(4)  An order approving a compliance code or guidelines, or a variation or revocation order, takes effect when notice of it is published in the Gazette or on such later date as is specified in the order.
(5)  As soon as practicable after making an order approving a compliance code or guidelines, or a variation or revocation order, the Minister or ITSRR must ensure that notice of the making of the order is published in the Gazette.
(6)  The ITSRR must ensure that a copy of:
(a)  each compliance code that is currently approved, and
(b)  guidelines that are currently approved,
is or are available for inspection by members of the public without charge at the office of the ITSRR during normal business hours.
(7)  Sections 40 and 41 of the Interpretation Act 1987 apply to compliance codes in the same way that they apply to statutory rules.
Editorial note.
 For guidelines under this Act, see Gazettes No 160 of 24.12.2008, p 13150 and No 140 of 24.12.2010, pp 6260, 6261.