There was more discussion at Conference 2016 regarding the application and interpretation of the Law in regards to Driving hours and the Fire Service approved variation and how it should be applied.

Garry Nielsen (Masterton Local Secretary) was asked to provide a more detailed paper and this is attached. This paper has been discussed with Enforcement Agencies. This paper is not formal legal advice but does give considered and expert advice to members to ensure compliance with the Law.

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