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Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Published Date 07 Apr 2020

HEAVY VEHICLE NATIONAL LAW

National Heavy Vehicle South Australian Electricity Entity Work Diary Exemption Notice 2020 (No.1)

1         Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to exempt drivers of fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles carrying out activities on the works of an Electricity Entity from the requirement to carry and complete a National Driver Work Diary.

2         Authorising Provision(s)

This notice is made under Section 357 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law as in force in participating jurisdictions.

3         Title

This notice may be cited as the National Heavy Vehicle South Australia Electricity Entity Work Diary Exemption Notice 2020.

4         Commencement

This notice commences on 9 April 2020.

5         Expiry

This notice expires three years after publication.

6         Definitions

(1)  Unless otherwise stated, words and expressions used in this Notice have the same meaning as those defined in the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

(2)  In this Notice—

Distribution authority means a current distribution authority that is issued to electricity entities, pursuant to Part 1 of the Electricity Act 1996 (SA).

Electricity Entity as defined in Electricity Act 1996 (SA).

Fatigue Risk Management System means the auditable system of records, policies, standards and procedures maintained by an electricity entity for the purpose of fatigue management in the course of operations.

 

 

7         Application

(1)    This Notice applies to:

a)      drivers of fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles employed by an Electricity Entity listed in Schedule 1;

b)      carrying out activities of the Electricity Entity;

8         Exemption

This Notice provides an exemption from the requirement under Part 6.4 Division 2 Work Diary Requirements of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

9         Conditions

(1)    A driver of a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle operating under this exemption must be employed by an Electricity Entity listed in Schedule 1.

(2)    A driver of a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle operating under this exemption must be trained to the standards required by the Electricity Entity’s Fatigue Risk Management System and comply with this System.

(3)    A driver of a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle operating under this exemption must ensure that their name is listed with the Electricity Entity that they are employed by as operating under this exemption.

(4)    When requested by an authorised officer, a driver of a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle operating under this exemption must nominate the Electricity Entity they are employed by and the name and contact details for the person nominated by that Electricity Entity as responsible for the Fatigue Risk Management System.

 

Greg Fill

Director (Safety Assurance)

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

 

Schedule 1 Table of Electricity Entities

Electricity Entity

Electricity Act 1996 (SA)

SA Power Networks Group