Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

  • repealed
  • Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992: repealed, on 4 April 2016, by section 231(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).
53 Proof of intention not required

In a matter involving an infringement notice or in a prosecution for an offence against section 50, it is not necessary to prove that the defendant—

(a)

intended to take the action alleged to constitute the infringement offence or offence; or

(b)

intended not to take the action, the failure to take which is alleged to constitute the infringement offence or offence.

Section 53: substituted, on 5 May 2003, by section 27 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).