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Contents (2011 - 10)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 10:01)
Part 6 Division 4
Division 4 General
114   General provisions relating to orders
(1)  The making of an order in a proceeding under section 112 in relation to conduct referred to in section 112 (2) (a) or (b) does not prevent the bringing of a proceeding for an offence under section 104 or 107 in relation to the same conduct.
(2)  If the District Court makes an order under section 112 in a proceeding in relation to conduct referred to in section 112 (2) (a) or (b), the court cannot make an order under section 111 in a proceeding for an offence under section 104 or 107 in relation to the same conduct.
(3)  If the court makes an order under section 111 in a proceeding for an offence under section 104 or 107, the District Court cannot make an order under section 112 in a proceeding in relation to conduct referred to in section 112 (2) (a) or (b) that is the same conduct.
115   Prohibition of multiple actions
A person cannot:
(a)  commence a proceeding under Division 3 of this Part if the person has commenced a proceeding or made an application or complaint in relation to the same matter under a law of the Commonwealth or a State and that proceeding, application or complaint has not been withdrawn, or
(b)  recover any compensation under Division 3 of this Part if the person has received compensation for the matter under a law of the Commonwealth or a State, or
(c)  commence or continue an application under Division 3 of this Part if the person has failed in a proceeding, application or complaint in relation to the same matter under a law of the Commonwealth or a State, other than a proceeding, application or complaint relating to workers’ compensation.