Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:
Activities using explosives are subject to strict licensing requirements, prescriptive standards of operation and compliance monitoring by the Explosives Inspectorate. The Explosives Inspectorate has extensive powers under the Act to support its policing role.
For any breach of the Act penalties are imposed by the Courts and can include fines and/or terms of imprisonment.
Review or Appeal Mechanisms:
Any decision by an Inspector can be appealed to the Chief Inspector, and
Any decision by the Chief Inspector can be appealed to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).