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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 August 2017 at 06:38)
Part 4 Section 42
42   Requirements for authorisation of plant or substance
(1)  A person must not use plant or a substance at a workplace if:
(a)  the regulations require the plant or substance or its design to be authorised, and
(b)  the plant or substance or its design is not authorised in accordance with the regulations.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$20,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$100,000.
(2)  A person who conducts a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to use the plant or substance at a workplace if:
(a)  the regulations require the plant or substance or its design to be authorised, and
(b)  the plant or substance or its design is not authorised in accordance with the regulations.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$20,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$100,000.