Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 3 Hansard (7 March) . . Page.. 774 ..
issue an infringement notice if the inspector believes on reasonable grounds that the person has committed a prescribed offence (s26H(1)); and
serve a final infringement notice on a person (s26J(1)).
Under the Annual Leave Act 1973 inspectors are authorised to:
enter premises (s14D(1));
require an employer to make available for inspection documents required to be kept under the Act (s14D(4)(a));
make copies of documents (s14D(4)(b));
issue a notice of compliance (s14F); and
require an employer and complainant attend a conference to resolve complaint (s14E(2).
Under the Long Service Leave Act 1976 inspectors are authorised to:
Ã¯Â¿Â½ at any time enter premises of an employer and exercise the powers referred to in subsection 4 (s13C(1));
Ã¯Â¿Â½ require an employer to make available for inspection documents required to be kept under the Act and make copies or take extracts of documents (s13C(4));
Ã¯Â¿Â½ require a complainant and an employer to attend a conference (s13D(2));
Ã¯Â¿Â½ conduct a conference in a manner in which the authorised officer sees fit (s13D(4)); and
Ã¯Â¿Â½ issue a notice in writing, requiring an employer to comply with the Act (s1 3E).
PLANNING PORTFOLIO1. Which legislation administered in your portfolios requires the deployment of inspectors and rangers to police regulations and enforce compliance.
Ã¯Â¿Â½ Building Act 1972
Ã¯Â¿Â½ Water and Sewerage Act 2000
Ã¯Â¿Â½ Electricity Safety Act 1971
Ã¯Â¿Â½ Land (Planning and Environment) Act 1991
2. How many inspectors/rangers are so employed.
There are 21 inspectors employed.
3. What powers are they authorised to exercise in the performance of their duties.