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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 22:31)
Chapter 6 Part 6.2 Clause 294
294   Person who commissions work must consult with designer
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking that commissions construction work in relation to a structure must, so far as is reasonably practicable, consult with the designer of the whole or any part of the structure about how to ensure that risks to health and safety arising from the design during the construction work are—
(a)  eliminated, so far as is reasonably practicable, or
(b)  if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate the risks, minimised so far as is reasonably practicable.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.
(2)  Consultation must include giving the designer any information that the person who commissions the construction work has in relation to the hazards and risks at the workplace where the construction work is to be carried out.