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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 594

Replacement licence document

594 Replacement licence document

(1) The operator of a licensed major hazard facility must give written notice to the regulator as soon as practicable if the licence document is lost, stolen or destroyed.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.
(2) If a licence document for a licensed major hazard facility is lost, stolen or destroyed, the operator may apply to the regulator for a replacement document.
Note : An operator is required to keep the licence document available for inspection (see clause 587).
(3) An application for a replacement licence document must be made in the manner and form required by the regulator.
(4) The application must--
(a) include a declaration describing the circumstances in which the original document was lost, stolen or destroyed, and
Note : See section 268 of the Act for offences relating to the giving of false or misleading information under the Act or this Regulation.
(b) be accompanied by the relevant fee.
(5) The regulator must issue a replacement licence document if satisfied that the original document was lost, stolen or destroyed.
(6) If the regulator refuses to issue a replacement licence document, it must give the operator written notice of this decision, including the reasons for the decision, within 14 days after making the decision.
Note : A refusal to issue a replacement licence document is a reviewable decision (see clause 676).



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