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Document ID (ISN)101171
CIS number 03-23
ISSN - Serial title Statutes of New South Wales
Year 2002
Convention or series no. New South Wales Statutes 2002 No.129
Title Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 [Australia - New South Wales]
Bibliographic information 2002, Vol.3, 10+120p.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This Law concerns the protection of the safety, health and welfare of persons in connection with coal mining operations. Contents: definitions; application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 (see CIS 00-1501); duties related to health, safety and welfare at coal operations (duties of colliery holders, operators of coal operations, managers, supervisors, contractors, exploration holders; duties and rights of employees); safety of coal operations; notification of incidents; stop work orders; competence standards; oversight of coal operations; coal mining industry codes of practice; regulations (list of matters on which regulations can be made); miscellaneous matters (enforcement, information, exercise and delegation of functions, supply of documents). The Coal Mines Regulation Act 1982 is repealed.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; coal mining; New South Wales; Australia
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; responsibilities of employees; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNew South Wales
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying