Retrospective legislation to fix a Safework SA stuff up would set a dangerous precedent, says Business SA

The state’s peak business lobby group says if the legislation is passed, it will set an “unacceptable precedent’’ and undermine confidence in the rule of law in SA.

The Work Health and Safety (Prosecutions Under Repealed Act) Amendment Bill 2015, which has passed the House of Assembly and is soon to go to the Legislative Council, would give Mr Rau the discretion to reopen two cases, one which involved a workplace fatality

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