This Statutory Instrument has been made in consequence of a defect in S.I. 1996/2503 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory Instrument.

Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 2669

CHEMICAL WEAPONS

The Chemical Weapons (Notification) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

Made

16th October 1996

Laid before Parliament

23rd October 1996

Coming into force

31st October 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 23(1) of the Chemical Weapons Act 1996(1), hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Chemical Weapons (Notification) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 31st October 1996.

Amendment

2.  In regulation 1 of the Chemical Weapons (Notification) Regulations 1996(2) after “1996” there shall be inserted “and shall come into force on 1st November 1996”.

Anthony Nelson,

Minister for Trade,

Department of Trade and Industry

16th October 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

The Chemical Weapons (Notification) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/2503) (“the Principal Regulations”) described certain persons who have to identify themselves to the Secretary of State as being persons on whom it is likely the Secretary of State will want to serve a notice under section 22 of the Chemical Weapons Act 1996 (c. 6).

These amendment Regulations provide that the Principal Regulations come into force on 1st November 1996.

(2)

S.I. 1996/2503.