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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 September 2017 at 06:30)
67   Deputy health and safety representatives
(1)  Each deputy health and safety representative for a work group is to be elected in the same way as a health and safety representative for the work group.
(2)  If the health and safety representative for a work group ceases to hold office or is unable (because of absence or any other reason) to exercise the powers or perform the functions of a health and safety representative under this Act:
(a)  the powers and functions may be exercised or performed by a deputy health and safety representative for the work group, and
(b)  this Act applies in relation to the deputy health and safety representative as if he or she were the health and safety representative.
(3)  Sections 64, 65, 66, 72 and 73 apply to deputy health and safety representatives in the same way as they apply to health and safety representatives.