Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

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).