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Act No. XIX of 2023 - Criminal Code (Amendment No. 2) Act

Fourteenth Legislature (2022 - )


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Published on 09 June 2023

Bill No. 39 - Criminal Code (Amendment No. 2) Bill

Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are to provide a legal basis for the involvement of the Occupational Health and Safety Authority in inquests arising out of industrial accidents or incidents happening at a place of work in respect of which the Occupational Health and Safety Authority is entitled to carry out a separate investigation under the Occupational Health and Safety Authority Act, thereby making the expertise of the said Authority available to the inquiring Magistrate and avoiding unnecessary duplication of work and cost.

Motion No. 99 - Criminal Code (Amendment) Bill