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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 22:50)
110   Immediate suspension
(1)  The regulator may suspend a high risk work licence on a ground referred to in clause 106 without giving notice under clause 108 if satisfied that—
(a)  work carried out under the high risk work licence should cease because the work may involve an imminent serious risk to the health or safety of any person, or
(b)  a corresponding regulator has suspended an equivalent licence held by the licence holder under this clause as applying in the corresponding jurisdiction.
(2)  If the regulator decides to suspend a licence under this clause—
(a)  the regulator must give the licence holder written notice of the suspension and the reasons for the suspension, and
(b)  the suspension of the licence takes effect on the giving of the notice.
(3)  The regulator must then—
(a)  give notice under clause 108 within 14 days after giving the notice under subclause (2), and
(b)  make its decision under clause 106.
(4)  If the regulator does not give notice under subclause (3), the suspension ends at the end of the 14 day period.
(5)  If the regulator gives notice under subclause (3), the licence remains suspended until the decision is made under clause 106.