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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 21 September 2017 at 15:00)
149   Unsafe electrical equipment
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure that any unsafe electrical equipment at the workplace:
(a)  is disconnected (or isolated) from its electricity supply, and
(b)  once disconnected (or isolated):
(i)  is not reconnected until it is repaired or tested and found to be safe, or
(ii)  is replaced or permanently removed from use.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.
(2)  For the purposes of this clause, electrical equipment or a component of electrical equipment is unsafe if there are reasonable grounds for believing it to be unsafe.