WATM | January/February 2015
By Mike Wood
The day has arrived and C&E became Law on the 23rd December 2014 in Western Australia. Although it will be full law on that date things will need to be set up before implementation, the period is not long and is set for full implementation and application on 30th March 2015.
From that dates offences under C&E will be fully prosecutable. At this point the question is, “So what grace period is there?”
Well by the 30th March, the grace period has been and gone. Bear in mind this has been in legislation since 2012 and well publicised by MRWA and DoT since 2012.
So what does this mean to you? Well you have until 30th March 2015 to get all your systems into place to ensure you comply with the C&E legal requirements.
By the time, you read this article and taken out Christmas and New Year, Australia Day Holiday you will have about two months to get it completed. If you have nothing in place so far, you will need the full two months to get your compliance system established. As such, you cannot afford to waste any time thinking about whether you will do it or not, it just needs to be done, you do not have any choice in
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This article is from the January/February 2015 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.