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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 04:44)
Part 5 Division 4 Section 75
75   Health and safety committees
(1)  The person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must establish a health and safety committee for the business or undertaking or part of the business or undertaking:
(a)  within 2 months after being requested to do so by:
(i)  a health and safety representative for a work group of workers carrying out work at that workplace, or
(ii)  5 or more workers at that workplace, or
(b)  if required by the regulations to do so, within the time prescribed by the regulations.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$5,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$25,000.
(2)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace may establish a health and safety committee for the workplace or part of the workplace on the person’s own initiative.
Note.
 If a health and safety committee is not required to be established, other consultation procedures can be established for a workplace—see Division 2 of this Part.