Chain of Responsibility charges can be extended to include people who are associates of an influencing person. Influencing people or parties are defined under the Chain of Responsibility legislation, in varying forms in each state. For example in Queensland, it is under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (Qld), such people include: Driver […]
Mike Wood recently presented to the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA) conference on the Chain of Responsibility Risks to Councils and what to do about protecting themselves. A question and answer session arising from the presentation has been published on the IPWEA website – click here to read more To find out how […]
This is why Western Australia got it right! They recognised the limitations of the national Chain of Responsibility laws and removed the 4.5 tonne GVM application limit.
The Western Australian the new Compliance and Enforcement (Chain of Responsiblity) will have significant impacts on Sub Contractor Management.
Mike Wood is the recognised Australian Specialist on Chain of Responsibility Legislation and its Impacts upon the Logistic Industry. Since 2003, Mike has been heavily involved in Chain of Responsibility (known as Compliance and Enforcement in Western Australia). Mike is frequently interviewed or comment sort by Australian Media outlets, as well as providing expert witness […]
Public Comments are being sort on the on a range of options aimed at amending the National Model Legislation for “Chain of Responsibility“. Key Areas being Considered Are: Changing the Onus of Proof for Extended Liability Option 1: Change the reasonable steps defence for extended liability offences so that onus of proof rests with the […]