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Infringement Notices: Stimulus for Prevention or Trivialising Offences?

Bluff, Elizabeth; Johnstone, Richard


In the OHS field increasing use is being made of administrative penalties to enforce OHS legislation. Infringement notices (also known as penalty notices or on-the-spot fines) are used in several Australian jurisdictions and there are plans to introduce them in others. Overseas jurisdictions with some form of OHS administrative penalty include the United States, some Canadian provinces, and the system recently enacted in New Zealand. This article reviews empirical evidence and legal argum ents...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Occupational Health and Safety: Australia and New Zealand


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