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An Act to Amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Legislature :
55
Session :
1
Bill No. :
58
Member :
Hon. Mrs. Blaney
First Reading :
2004-6-11
Second Reading :
2004-6-15
Committee of the Whole :
2004-6-18
Amended :
Third Reading :
2004-6-22
Royal Assent :
2004-6-30
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Bill 58

Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           The Occupational Health and Safety Act, chapter O-0.2 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1983, is amended by adding after section 5 the following:



5.1                      The Chief Compliance Officer may delegate any or all of his powers, duties, authority or discretion to another occupational health and safety officer, in such manner and subject to such terms and conditions as the Chief Compliance Officer considers appropriate.



2                              Section 1 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Act, chapter W-14 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1994 is amended by adding the following definition in alphabetical order:



"Chief Compliance Officer" means the Chief Compliance Officer as defined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and includes an occupational health and safety officer to whom the Chief Compliance Officer has delegated any or all of his powers, duties, authority or discretion under that Act;



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



The Chief Compliance Officer may delegate any of his powers, duties, authority or discretion to an occupational health and safety officer.



Section 2



This amendment is consequential on the amendment in section 1 of this amending Act.




 

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