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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 August 2017 at 19:45)
Part 7 Division 2 Section 120
120   Entry to inspect employee records or information held by another person
(1)  This section applies if a WHS entry permit holder is entitled under section 117 to enter a workplace to inquire into a suspected contravention of this Act.
(2)  For the purposes of the inquiry into the suspected contravention, the WHS entry permit holder may enter any workplace for the purpose of inspecting, or making copies of:
(a)  employee records that are directly relevant to a suspected contravention, or
(b)  other documents that are directly relevant to a suspected contravention and that are not held by the relevant person conducting a business or undertaking.
(3)  Before doing so, the WHS entry permit holder must give notice of the proposed entry to the person from whom the documents are requested and the relevant person conducting a business or undertaking.
(4)  The notice must comply with the regulations.
(5)  The notice must be given during usual working hours at that workplace at least 24 hours, but not more than 14 days, before the entry.
Note.
 The use or disclosure of personal information obtained under this section is regulated under the Privacy Act 1988 of the Commonwealth.