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TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE (DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL) REGULATION 2008 No. 426 - SECT 141

141 Duties of driver and rail operator for dangerous situation

(1) This section applies if a rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods is involved in an incident resulting in a dangerous situation.

(2) The driver of the rail vehicle must--

(a) notify the rail operator of the incident as soon as practicable; and
(b) provide any reasonable assistance required by an authorised person, or a relevant emergency service officer, to deal with the situation.

Maximum penalty--13 penalty units.

(3) On being notified by the driver of the incident, the rail operator must--

(a) notify the prime contractor, the chief executive, and the Queensland Police Service or the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, of the incident as soon as practicable, but not more than 24 hours after the incident; and
(b) provide any reasonable assistance required by an authorised person, or a relevant emergency service officer, to deal with the situation.

Maximum penalty--13 penalty units.



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