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Name: Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005 (No. 134 of 2005).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-11-15
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-2005-L-73093
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Commonwealth of Australia Law (ComLaw), Attorney-General's Department, Australia PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-04-19)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC), representing the interests of governments, employers and employees, to advise on the development of policies relating to OHS and workers' compensation matters. The key function of the ASCC is to declare national standards and codes of practice relating to OHS matters.

1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Definition
4. Function of Australian Safety and Compensation Council
5. Powers of Australian Safety and Compensation Council
6. Declaration of national standards and codes of practice
7. Steps preparatory to declaring national standards and codes of practice
8. Delegation of powers and functions
9. Regulations
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