Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

54B Time limit for filing charging document
  • (1) Despite anything to the contrary in section 25 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, the limitation period in respect of an offence against this Act ends on the date that is 6 months after the earlier of—

    • (a) the date when the incident, situation, or set of circumstances to which the offence relates first became known to an inspector; or

    • (b) the date when the incident, situation, or set of circumstances to which the offence relates should reasonably have become known to an inspector.

    (2) This section is subject to sections 54C and 54D.

    Section 54B: replaced, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).