A person has had prior warning of an infringement offence if the person has been the subject of 1 or more of the following for an infringement offence arising out of, or relating to, the same or a similar matter:
a written warning from an inspector:
an improvement notice:
a prohibition notice:
an infringement notice:
a conviction for an offence under this Act:
a hazard notice:
a compliance order.
Section 56C: inserted, on 5 May 2003, by section 29 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).