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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 16 September 2019 at 22:05)
685   Matters to be considered in granting exemptions
In deciding whether or not to grant an exemption under clause 684 the regulator must have regard to all relevant matters, including the following:
(a)  whether the granting of the exemption will result in a standard of health and safety at the relevant workplace, or in relation to the relevant undertaking, that is at least equivalent to the standard that would be achieved by compliance with the relevant provision or provisions,
(b)  whether the requirements of paragraph (a) will be met if the regulator imposes certain conditions in granting the exemption and those conditions are complied with,
(c)  whether exceptional circumstances justify the grant of the exemption,
(d)  if the proposed exemption relates to a particular thing—whether the regulator is satisfied that the risk associated with the thing is not significant if the exemption is granted,
(e)  whether the applicant has carried out consultation in relation to the proposed exemption in accordance with Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 5 of the Act.