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Contents (2011 - 10)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 04:52)
Part 5 Division 2 Section 47
47   Duty to consult workers
(1)  The person conducting a business or undertaking must, so far as is reasonably practicable, consult, in accordance with this Division and the regulations, with workers who carry out work for the business or undertaking who are, or are likely to be, directly affected by a matter relating to work health or safety.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$20,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$100,000.
(2)  If the person conducting the business or undertaking and the workers have agreed to procedures for consultation, the consultation must be in accordance with those procedures.
(3)  The agreed procedures must not be inconsistent with section 48.