Directors won’t ‘corporate manslaughter’ charges under proposed H&S Legislation

Hon Amy Adams, Minister of Justice, has reportedly said that individual company directors will not face ‘corporate manslaughter charges under the Government’s proposed Health & Safety law reforms.

Minister Adams says the term “corporate manslaughter” would not be using in the new legislation, if it went ahead. “I’ve made it clear my expectation is that it’s liability for the corporation not for individual directors,” she said.

“I’ve made it clear my expectation is that it’s liability for the corporation not for individual directors,” she said.

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http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/69681385/directors-would-not-face-corporate-manslaughter-charges-under-proposed-law