WP 80 - Insuring directors against criminal OHS wrongdoing

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Foster, Neil

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Working paper

This paper considers the question of whether it is possible for company officers, who are fixed with personal liability for criminal occupational health and safety offences, to insure against such liability. It will also touch on related issues to do with indemnities being provided by companies. The paper also raises questions about how regulators should respond where such insurance is common, though contrary to public policy.

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Foster, Neil, 2011, WP 80 - Insuring directors against criminal OHS wrongdoing, National Research Centre for OHS Regulation, Canberra

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