This regulation may be cited as the Security Providers (Security Firm Code of Practice) Regulation 2008.
This regulation commences on 1 July 2008.
The code of practice in the schedule is prescribed.
This code of practice may be cited as the Security Firm Code of Practice 2008.
The dictionary in the schedule defines particular words used in this code.
This code sets standards of conduct for a relevant security firm for carrying out the relevant security firm’s functions in a way that promotes—(a)consumer and community confidence; and(b)the safety of the community and particular persons engaged by a relevant security firm; and(c)ethical and professional conduct.
This code applies to a security firm (a relevant security firm) that, directly or indirectly, engages a person, who holds the appropriate licence, to carry out for reward the functions of a security provider.
A relevant security firm must take all reasonable steps to ensure that—(a)if the relevant security firm is a corporation—each officer of the corporation has a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation; or(b)if the relevant security firm is a partnership—each partner in the partnership has a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation.
(1)A relevant security firm must—(a)take all reasonable steps to prevent the person contravening the relevant legislation; and(b)not engage the person to carry out the functions of a type of security provider other than the type of security provider to which the licence relates; and(c)give the chief executive notice of any change in the particulars mentioned in section 12 of the regulation within 7 days after becoming aware of the change; and(d)keep documentary evidence that the person has satisfactorily completed an approved training course for carrying out the functions of the type of security provider that the person is; and(e)keep a written record of the details written on the person’s licence; and(f)at least once every 6 months review the details written on the person’s licence.(2)Documentary evidence under subsection (1)(d) must—(a)be kept with all other documentary evidence kept by the relevant security firm under subsection (1); and(b)be arranged under type of security provider.(3)A written record under subsection (1)(e) must—(a)be kept with all other documentary evidence kept by the relevant security firm under subsection (1); and(b)be arranged under type of security provider.
s 6 amd 2015 SL No. 184 s 8
officer see section 13(1) of the Act.
regulation means the Security Providers Regulation 2008.
(d)each other code of practice made under the Act that is relevant to the functions of a security provider.
relevant security firm see section 4.