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Author Johnstone, Richard, 1957-

Title Occupational health and safety, courts and crime : the legal construction of occupational health and safety offences in Victoria / Richard Johnstone
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : The Federation Press, 2003

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Description xxii, 314 pages ; 25 cm
Series Monographs on Australian labour law
Monographs on Australian labour law.
Contents 1. Aims, assumptions and methods -- 2. The Victorian occupational health and safety offences -- 3. Inspection and investigation -- 4. Enforcement decisions and the construction of offences -- 5. Finding the charges proved: contested and uncontested cases -- 6. The sentencing framework -- 7. The dynamics of sentencing -- 8. Recent developments: countering pulverisation? -- 9. Conclusion: the contraints of the form of the criminal law
Summary Reports on an empirically based study of the manner in which the Magistrates' Courts in Victoria construct occupational health and safety (OHS) issues when hearing prosecutions for offences under the Victorian OHS legislation
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 298-309
Subject Industrial accidents -- Law and legislation -- victoria
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- victoria
Industrial accidents -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria.
Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria -- Criminal provisions.
Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria -- Criminal provisions.
Industrial accidents -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Victoria -- Criminal provisions.
LC no. 2003374227
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