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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 146.1 from 2021-01-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Inquiry

  •  (1) If an appeal is brought under subsection 129(7) or section 146, the Board shall, in a summary way and without delay, inquire into the circumstances of the decision or direction, as the case may be, and the reasons for it and may

    • (a) vary, rescind or confirm the decision or direction; and

    • (b) issue any direction that the Board considers appropriate under subsection 145(2) or (2.1).

  • Marginal note:Decision and reasons

    (2) The Board shall provide a written decision, with reasons, and a copy of any direction to the employer, employee or trade union concerned and to the Head, and the employer shall, without delay, give a copy of the decision, the reasons, and any direction to the work place committee or health and safety representative.

  • Marginal note:Posting of notice

    (3) If the Board issues a direction under paragraph (1)(b), the employer shall, without delay, affix or cause to be affixed to or near the machine, thing or place in respect of which the direction is issued a notice of the direction, in the form and containing the information that the Board may specify, and no person may remove the notice unless authorized to do so by the Board.

  • Marginal note:Cessation of use

    (4) If the Board directs, under paragraph (1)(b), that a machine or thing not be used, a place not be worked in or an activity not be performed until the direction is complied with, no person shall use the machine or thing, or work in the place or perform the activity until the direction is complied with, but nothing in this subsection prevents the doing of anything necessary for the proper compliance with the direction.

  • 2000, c. 20, s. 14
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 348
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 564

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