OHS Act

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Section 38 Board of inquiry

(1) The Minister may, when the Minister considers it in the public interest to do so, by order appoint a board of inquiry of one or more persons to inquire into

(a) any matter concerning the health or safety of workers employed

(i) at a particular work site or at several work sites,

(ii) by a particular employer or by a group of employers, or

(iii) in an industry,

or

(b) the circumstances surrounding and the causes of an accident.

(2) A person appointed to a board of inquiry under this section has all the powers of a commissioner appointed under the Public Inquiries Act.