Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016

26 Duty to identify and remove asbestos before refurbishment of home

(1)

A PCBU who is to carry out refurbishment of a home must ensure—

(a)

that all asbestos that is likely to be disturbed by the refurbishment is identified; and

(b)

so far as is reasonably practicable, that the asbestos is removed before the refurbishment is commenced.

(2)

A PCBU who contravenes subclause (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $10,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (Aust) r 457