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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 25 June 2019 at 04:24)
533   Meaning of “operator” of a facility or proposed facility
(1)  In this Chapter, the operator of a facility is the person conducting the business or undertaking of operating the facility who has:
(a)  management or control of the facility, and
(b)  the power to direct that the whole facility be shut down.
(2)  In this Chapter, operator of a proposed facility means:
(a)  the operator of a proposed facility that is an existing workplace, or
(b)  the person who is to be the operator of a proposed facility that is being designed or constructed.
(3)  If more than 1 person is an operator of the facility within the meaning of subclause (1):
(a)  1 of those persons must be selected as the operator of the facility for the purposes of this Chapter, and
(b)  that person’s details must be given to the regulator.
(4)  The person selected:
(a)  must notify the regulator of the nomination, and
(b)  may do so by including it in a notification under clause 536.
(5)  The person selected under subclause (3) is the operator of the facility for the purposes of this Chapter.
(6)  If a selection is not made, each of the following persons is taken to be an operator of the facility for the purposes of this Chapter:
(a)  each operator within the meaning of subclause (1) who is an individual,
(b)  for each operator within the meaning of subclause (1) that is a body corporate—each officer of the body corporate.