Law & Regulation

Ron Salter wins undertaking from police in 'desirable precedent'

Victoria Young
Mon, 28 Jun 2021

Ron Salter wins undertaking from police in 'desirable precedent'
Ron Salter already served home detention and paid fines for an incident which killed a worker at his company (Image: BusinessDesk)
Victoria Young
Mon, 28 Jun 2021
Businessman Ron Salter has won a bid to get a police undertaking to pay reparations should their proceeds of crime case against his company Salters Cartage fail.Hazardous waste firm Salters Cartage has been fighting in the high court of Auckland with the NZ police, which restrained his business assets in a proceeds of crime action. Salter served home detention and his business paid about $400,000 in fines and reparations after 24-year-old worker Jamey Lee Bowring was killed when a fuel tanker he was welding exploded in 2015. This was a Wor...

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