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Rail Safety (General) Regulation 2008
7 Consultation about emergency management plan
(1) When preparing the emergency management plan for its railway operations, a rail transport operator must consult with the emergency services and the following persons:(a) any other transport operators who may be affected by the implementation of an emergency management plan for its railway operations,(b) any government agencies with emergency management functions with respect to the area to which the plan relates,(c) any of the following, if they may be required to assist in implementing the plan:(i) an entity (whether publicly or privately owned) that provides, or intends to provide, water, sewerage, drainage, gas, electricity, telephone, telecommunications or other like services under the authority of an Act of this State or the Commonwealth,(ii) any person who, under the authority of an Act of this State, is permitted to own or use a pipeline, or is licensed to construct or operate a pipeline.(2) The ITSRR may exempt a rail transport operator from the obligation to consult with any particular person or body under this clause.Note.Rail transport operators also have obligations to consult about safety management systems under section 12 (3) of the Act.