Documents Given to Regulator Can Be Obtained Under Freedom of Information

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Documents Given to Regulator Can Be Obtained Under Freedom of Information

03/12/2012

An employment lawyer at a recent seminar in Sydney has warned employers to get legal advice before providing documents to safety regulators, as any documents provided to the regulator under the new WHS laws can be obtained through a simple freedom of information request, without having to go through the court process. Of course, we must always co-operate with safety inspectors, per legislative requirements.

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