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Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORYPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 1.Title and commencementPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 2.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match


    1. PreliminaryPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 3.PreliminaryPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. General dutiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 4.General duties of employers to their employeesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 5.General duties of employers and self-employed to persons other than their employeesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 6.General duties of persons concerned with premises to persons other than their employeesPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 7.General duties of manufacturers etc. as regards articles and substances for use at workPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 8.General duties of employees at workPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 9.Duty not to interfere with or misuse things provided pursuant to certain provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. 10.Duty not to charge employees for things done or provided pursuant to certain specific requirementsPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 11.General duty of the Department concernedPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. The Health and Safety Executive for Northern IrelandPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 12.Establishment of the ExecutivePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 13.Functions of the ExecutivePrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 14.Control of the Executive by the DepartmentPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 15.Additional functions of the ExecutivePrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Investigations and inquiriesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 16.Investigations and inquiriesPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Health and safety regulations and approved codes of practicePrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 17.Health and safety regulationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 18.Approval of codes of practice by the ExecutivePrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 19.Use of approved codes of practice in criminal proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 20.Authorities responsible for enforcement of the relevant statutory provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 21.Appointment of inspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 22.Powers of inspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 23.Improvement noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 24.Prohibition noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 25.Provisions supplementary to Articles 23 and 24Previous MatchNext Match

      7. 26.Appeal against improvement or prohibition noticePrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 27.Power to deal with cause of imminent dangerPrevious MatchNext Match

      9. 27A.Power of customs officer to detain articles and substancesPrevious MatchNext Match

      10. 28.Power of enforcing authorities to indemnify their inspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. Obtaining and disclosure of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 29.Obtaining of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 29A.Information communicated by Commissioners for Revenue and CustomsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 30.Restrictions on disclosure of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. Provisions as to offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 31.OffencesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 32.Extension of time for bringing summary proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 33.VenuePrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 34.Offences due to fault of other personPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 34A.Offences by bodies corporatePrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 35.Restriction on institution of proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. 36.Prosecutions by inspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 37.Onus of proving limits of what is practicable etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      9. 38.EvidencePrevious MatchNext Match

      10. 39.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied and, in certain cases, forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

    9. Financial provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 40.Financial provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    10. Miscellaneous and supplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 41.Representations in connection with licensing provisions in the relevant statutory provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 42.Default powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 43.Civil liabilityPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 44.Application to CrownPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 45.Adaptation of enactments to metric units or appropriate metric unitsPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 46.Regulations under the relevant statutory provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. 47.Exclusion of application to domestic employmentPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 47A.Application of Part to policePrevious MatchNext Match


    1. 48.The employment medical advisory servicePrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 49.FeesPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 50.SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 51.Amendment of the Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965Previous MatchNext Match


    1. Art. 52 rep. by 2004 c. 17 Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 53.Application to explosivesPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 54.General power to repeal or modify statutory provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 55.RegulationsPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Art.56(1), with Schedule 6, effects amendments; para.(2), with Schedule 7,...Previous MatchNext Match


    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match


      1. 1.The provisions of the Acts mentioned in the following table...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2.The provisions of any regulations, orders or other instruments of...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3.The provisions of— (a) the Explosives Act 1875, and Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match


      1. StatusPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.The Executive shall be a body corporate to which, subject...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Para.2 rep by 1998 NI 18 Previous MatchNext Match

      2. MembersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.Persons may be appointed as whole-time or part-time members of...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.Subject to paragraphs 5 and 6 a person shall hold...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 5.A person may at any time resign office as chairman,...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 6.(1) The Head of the Department may at any time...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 7.Past service as chairman, deputy chairman or member of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Remuneration of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.The Department may pay or make such payments towards the...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. ProceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.The Executive may regulate its own procedure and business including...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 10.A person authorised in writing in that behalf by the...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 11.The validity of any proceedings of the Executive shall not...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. The SealPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.The fixing of the common seal of the Executive shall...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. InstrumentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.A document purporting to be duly executed under the common...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 14.Any contract or instrument which, if entered into or executed...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. StaffPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the Executive with the approval...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Performance of functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 16.The Executive may authorise any member of the Executive or...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 17.The Executive with the consent of the Department concerned may...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 17A.(1) The Executive shall prepare in respect of the period...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Accounts and reportsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 18.(1) The Executive shall— (a) keep proper accounts and proper...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match


      1. 1.(1) Regulating or prohibiting— (a) the manufacture, supply or use...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2.(1) Prohibiting or regulating the transport of articles or substances...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3.(1) Prohibiting the carrying on of any specified activity or...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 4.Requiring any person, premises or thing to be registered in...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. 5.(1) Requiring, in specified circumstances, the appointment (whether in a...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. 6.Regulating or prohibiting in specified circumstances the employment of persons....Previous MatchNext Match

      7. 7.(1) Requiring the making of arrangements for securing the health...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. 8.Imposing requirements with respect to any matter affecting the conditions...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. 9.Securing the provision of specified welfare facilities for persons at...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. 10.Imposing requirements with respect to the provision and use in...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. 11.Requiring in specified circumstances the taking of specified precautions in...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. 12.(1) Prohibiting or imposing requirements in connection with the emission...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. 13.Imposing requirements with respect to the instruction, training and supervision...Previous MatchNext Match

      14. 14.(1) Requiring, in specified circumstances, specified matters to be notified...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. 15.Imposing requirements with respect to the keeping and preservation of...Previous MatchNext Match

      16. 16.Imposing requirements with respect to the management of animals. Previous MatchNext Match

      17. 17.The following purposes as regards premises of any specified description...Previous MatchNext Match

      18. 18.Conferring, in specified circumstances involving a risk of fire or...Previous MatchNext Match

      19. 19.Restricting, prohibiting or requiring the doing of any specified thing...Previous MatchNext Match

      20. 20.As regards cases of any specified class, being a class...Previous MatchNext Match

      21. 21.Conferring on any district council power to make byelaws with...Previous MatchNext Match

      22. 22.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. SCHEDULE 3APrevious MatchNext Match


      1. The mode of trial and maximum penalty applicable to each...Previous MatchNext Match

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    6. SCHEDULE 5Previous MatchNext Match

      THE FACTORIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 1965 (c.20)Previous MatchNext Match

      1. Parts I (paras.1‐4), II (paras.5‐11)—Amendments Previous MatchNext Match

      2. PART III TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.Where, at the commencement of this Schedule, a person's employment...Previous MatchNext Match

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