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Prosecution Details

Defendant Geoffrey Maxwell Swann
Section 47(1)(d) and 54(b)
Offence Date Monday, 14 August 2000
Description of Breach(es)

Provided to an inspector information that was false or misleading in a material particular.

Background Details

On 14 August 2000 a WorkSafe Inspector was investigating an accident that occurred at a workplace in Boddington, where timber cutting operations were carried out.

The WorkSafe inspector encountered the defendant who was asked for, amongst other information, his name and address.

Further investigations revealed that the defendant gave the WorkSafe inspector an incorrect spelling of his name and false address that did not exist.

The defendant pleaded guilty. The penalty was imposed under section 54(b).

Outcome Summary


Conviction Date 07 May 2002
Court Narrogin and Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $250
Costs $533.40
Charge Number 182/01