WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013

WorkSafe New Zealand’s main objective and functions

9 WorkSafe New Zealand’s main objective

(1)

WorkSafe New Zealand’s main objective is to promote and contribute to a balanced framework for securing the health and safety of workers and workplaces.

(1A)

An additional objective of WorkSafe New Zealand is to promote and contribute to the safe supply and use of electricity and gas in New Zealand.

(2)

When performing its functions under the relevant health and safety legislation, WorkSafe New Zealand must act in a way that furthers any relevant objectives or purposes stated in that legislation.

Section 9(1): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 7(1) of the WorkSafe New Zealand Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 74).

Section 9(1A): inserted, on 4 April 2016, by section 7(2) of the WorkSafe New Zealand Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 74).