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Annual Report 1985/1986 Electrical Workers and Contractors Licensing Board

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Title

Annual Report 1985/1986 Electrical Workers and Contractors Licensing Board

Other title

Tabled Paper 37

Collection

Tabled Papers for 5th Assembly 1987 - 1990; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1987-04-29

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/297797

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/388096

Page content

OFFENCES UNDER THE ACT. No prosecutions for offences related to employment of unlicensed persons, or for contracting whilst unlicensed, were initiated during 1985/86. One holder of an Electrical Workers Licence was called to appear before the Board, to show cause why his licence should not be suspended, cancelled or otherwise dealt with, on a complaint relating to his performance of electrical work. Nine Electrical Contractors were called upon to provide explanations of their failure to rectify defects on electrical installations as required by the Electricity Commission. ******************* GENERAL. The Board held a total of 12 Meetings in the 1985/86 financial year. The Board continues to maintain an open door policy, so that any electrical worker, contractor or employer, who wishes to attend a meeting to clarify or discuss any matter relating to the Act, or the Board's administration, will be invited to do so. In an effort to maintain this policy the Board periodically meets in centres outside of Darwin. The success of this policy may be judged by the fact that the Board, since its inception in 1978, has received only one written inquiry from the Office of the Ombudsman, and that inquiry was in 1979.


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