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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 787

Liability for acts and omissions

    (1)     This section applies to the following bodies and persons—

        (a)     the Minister;

S. 787(1)(b)(c) repealed by No. 55/2010 s. 80(11).

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S. 787(1)(d) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 36(1)(a).

        (d)     a petroleum project inspector appointed under section 647(2);

        (e)     a greenhouse gas project inspector appointed under section 656;

S. 787(1)(f) repealed by No. 55/2010 s. 80(11).

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S. 787(1)(g) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 36(1)(b).

        (g)     a person acting under the direction or authority of the Minister.

S. 787(1)(h) repealed by No. 74/2012 s. 36(1)(c).

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S. 787(2) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 36(2).

    (2)     This section does not apply to a person or body merely because the person or body is acting in accordance with a proposal or plan (however described) that has been accepted, agreed or otherwise approved by or on behalf of the Minister.

    (3)     A body or person is not liable to an action, suit or proceeding for, or in relation to, an act or matter in good faith done or omitted to be done in the exercise, or purported exercise, of any power or authority conferred by—

        (a)     this Act; or

        (b)     the regulations; or

        (c)     a direction under this Act.

    (4)     This section has effect subject to sections 541 and 598.

Note

Sections 541 and 598 deal with rectification of Registers.

Part 9.5—Service of documents



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