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Version of section 127 from 2021-01-01 to 2022-09-22:


Marginal note:Interference at accident scene prohibited

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if an employee is killed or seriously injured in a work place, no person shall, unless authorized to do so by the Head, remove or in any way interfere with or disturb any wreckage, article or thing related to the incident except to the extent necessary to

    • (a) save a life, prevent injury or relieve human suffering in the vicinity;

    • (b) maintain an essential public service; or

    • (c) prevent unnecessary damage to or loss of property.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) No authorization referred to in subsection (1) is required where an employee is killed or seriously injured by an accident or incident involving

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 127
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 4
  • 1989, c. 3, s. 45
  • 1996, c. 10, s. 235
  • 1998, c. 20, s. 29
  • 2000, c. 20, s. 9
  • 2001, c. 26, s. 305
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 179
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 539
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