(1) This section applies if—
(2) On application, the District Court may extend the time for a person other than an inspector to lay an information.
(3) An application under subsection (2) must be made within 1 month after receiving notice from the Secretary under subsection (1)(b).
(4) The court must not grant an extension of time unless it is satisfied—
(b) it is unreasonable, having regard to the time taken by an inspector to respond to the matter, to expect, or to have expected, the person to make that decision before the 6-month period referred to in section 54B expires; and
(5) The court must give the following persons an opportunity to be heard:
Section 54C: inserted, on 5 May 2003, by section 27 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).