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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1999 No. 150

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and Safety (Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made

25th March 1999

Coming into operation

1st April 1999

The Department of Economic Development, being a Department designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2), in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf and, being the Department concerned(3), in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 2(5), 4(4) and (6), 16(3) and (4), 17, 40(2) to (4) and (6), 43(2) and (3), 54(1) to (4) and 55(2) of, and Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (“the 1978 Order”)(4), by Articles 3(2) and (3) and 4(2) and (3) of the Offshore, and Pipelines, Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1992(5) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, and also in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 49 and 55(2) of the 1978 Order and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation in accordance with Articles 46(1) and 54(5) of the 1978 Order with the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland and such other bodies as appeared to the Department to be appropriate, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety (Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1999.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(6) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Modification of statutory provisions

2.  The statutory provisions specified in column 1 of the Schedule shall have effect subject to the modifications specified opposite thereto in column 3 of the Schedule.

Transitional provision

3.  Any exemption, approval, authorisation, certificate, notice or direction granted or given or other thing whatsoever done, or having effect as if granted, given or done, for the purpose of any provision modified by these Regulations, shall, if in force immediately before the coming into operation of these Regulations, continue in force and have effect as if granted, given or done in accordance with that provision as so modified.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Economic Development on 25th March 1999.

L.S.

John J. L. Francey

Assistant Secretary

Regulation 2

SCHEDULEModification of statutory provisions

Column 1Column 2Column 3
TitleReferenceExtent of modification
Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 19651965 c. 20 (N.I.); the relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1978 1039 (N.I. 9), S.R. 1979 No. 246, S.R. 1992 No. 461 and S.R. 1993 No. 366For the references to “the Department of Economic Development” in sections 23(3) and 28(2) and in the definition of “wet bulb temperature” in section 67(2A) there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
For the references to “the Department of Manpower Services” in the definition of “inspector” in section 176(1) and in section 179(3) there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Mines Act (Northern Ireland) 19691969. c. 6 (N.I.)For the reference to “the Ministry of Commerce” in section 1(2) and for the references to “the Ministry” in sections 4(2) and (3), 5, 6(1) and (2), 7(1) and (2), 8(1), 11(1), 15, 17(1) and (3), 19, 20(3), (4), (5), (6) and (7), 25(2)(a), 35(1)(b), 37(8) and (9), 39(1), 42(3), 49(4), 54(3) and (5), 55(4)(a), 56(1)(a), 58(3) and (5), 59(3)(a), 62(5), 64(2), 66(2)(a), 67(2)(c), 74(2)(c), 83, 84(3), 105(5) and (8), 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118(1), 119(1), 126(1) and (2), 127(1), (3), (6) and (9), 130(1) and (3), 134(b), 135(b) and (c), 137(b), 143(1), 145(1) and (3), 146(1), (2), (4)(b) and (8), 150, 151 and 156(4) and (5) and in paragraphs 1, 3, 4 and 6 of Part I of Schedule 3 and in paragraphs 13, 14 and 15 of Part II of that Schedule there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
In section 1(2) the words “(in this Act referred to as “the Ministry”)” shall be omitted.
For the first, second and third references to “the Ministry” in section 20(1) and the first reference to “the Ministry” in section 20(2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the second reference to “the Ministry” in section 28(1) and the second and third references to “the Ministry” in section 28(2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the second and third references to “the Ministry” in section 58(4) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the first reference to “the Ministry” in section 126(3) and for the first, second and fourth references to “the Ministry” in section 126(4) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.

In section 158(1)—

(a)

there shall be inserted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definitions—

“the Department” means the Department of Economic Development;;

“the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;;

(b)

in the definition of “contravention” for the references to “the Ministry” there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”;

(c)

in the definition of “inspector” for the reference to “the Department of Commerce” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”;

(d)

the definition of “the Ministry” shall be omitted.

For the first reference to “the Ministry” in paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 3 and for the first reference to “the Ministry” in paragraph 8 of that Part there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Quarries (Northern Ireland) Order 1983S.I. 1983/150 (N.I. 4)In Article 2(2) there shall be inserted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “inspector” in Article 2(2) and in Articles 2(5) and (6), 16, 17, 19, 22(1) and 24 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Petroleum Act 19871987 c. 12; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1993 No. 384In section 23(1)(b) for the reference to “the Department of Economic Development” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
In section 24(2A) for the references to “the Department of Economic Development” and “the Department” there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland” and “the Executive” respectively.
Petroleum Act 19981998 c. 17In section 20(4)(b) for the reference to “the Department of Economic Development” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
In section 25(6) for the reference to “the Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Flax and Tow Spinning and Weaving Regulations 1906S.R. & O. 1906/177; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1992 No. 461In the preliminary part of the Regulations dealing with definitions, for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “wet bulb temperature” in the preliminary part of the Regulations dealing with definitions and in regulation 12 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Hemp Spinning and Weaving Regulations 1907S.R. & O. 1907/660; the relevant amending are S.R. 1992 No. 461In the preliminary part of the Regulations dealing with definitions, for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted the Regulations following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “wet bulb temperature” in the preliminary part of the Regulations dealing with definitions and in regulation 7 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Manufacture and Decoration of Pottery Regulations 1913S.R. & O. 1913/2; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1979 No. 187For the reference to “the Department of Manpower Services” in the definition of “appointed doctor” at the beginning of the Regulations there shall be substituted “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland with the consent of the Department of Economic Development”.
Work in Compressed Air Special Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1963S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1963 No. 85; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1979 No. 187For the reference to “the Department of Manpower Services” in the definition of “appointed doctor” in regulation 3 there shall be substituted “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland with the consent of the Department of Economic Development”.
Construction (Lifting Operations) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1963S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1963 No. 86; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1993 No. 366For the references to “the Department of Economic Development” in regulations 28(7) and 46(3) there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1971S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1971 No. 372; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1993 No. 366For the reference to “the Department of Economic Development” in regulation 33(2) there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Factories Legislation (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979S.R. 1979 No. 246For the reference to “the Department of Manpower Services” in regulation 5 there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979S.R. 1979 No. 437For the references to “the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland” in regulations 4(2)(b), 5(2) and 10 there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland” and for the reference to “the Agency” in regulation 10 there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Health and Safety Inquiries (Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1980S.R. 1980 No. 268In regulation 2, in the definition of “appointed person”, the words “or the Executive” shall be inserted after the word “concerned” and the following definition shall be inserted at the appropriate place in alphabetical order: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
After the references to “the Department concerned” and “that Department” in regulations 4(1) and (3) and 10 there shall be inserted the words “or the Executive”.
Regulation 5(1)(c) shall be revoked and the following sub-paragraphs renumbered accordingly.
Mines and Quarries (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1980S.R. 1980 No. 333For the references to the “Department of Commerce” in regulations 5 and 6(1) there shall be substituted references to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982S.R. 1982 No. 429In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 3(2)(a) and 6 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984S.R. 1984 No. 177In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 3(1), 4, 5, 6, 7(2) and 8 and for the reference to “the Department concerned” in regulation 7(1) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Asbestos (Licensing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984S.R. 1984 No. 205In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 4, 5(1) and (2) and 7 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Agriculture (Field Machinery) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1985S.R. 1985 No. 11; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1997 No. 149In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the reference to “the Department” in regulation 5 there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1985S.R. 1985 No. 175;In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be the relevant substituted, at the appropriate place amending in alphabetical order, the following Regulations are definition: ““the Executive” means S.R. 1991 the Health and Safety Executive for No. 141 Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 5, 7, 8(1) and (2), 9(1) and (2), 11, 12(1)(a), 13, 14(2) and 15(1), (2), (4) and (5), in the heading to Schedule 7 and in paragraph (c) of Schedule 7A there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1985S.R. 1985 No. 273; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1987 No. 429In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “appointed doctor” and “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 5(2), (4), (5), (6) and (8)(b), 10(3)(b) and (c), (4) and (7), 13(3)(d), (e), (f) and (g), (8) and (9), 15, 16(2) and (10), 17(1) and (5), 23(1), 26(1), (2), (3) and (4), 27(5) and (6), 29(1)(a)(i), 31(1) and (2), 33(2), 36, 38(2) and (11), 39(6), (8), (10) and (11) and 40(3), in Note 3 to Part I of Schedule 2, in sub-paragraphs (f) and (g) of Schedule 3 and in the headings to Schedules 5 and 8 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1988S.R. 1988 No. 74In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “appointed doctor” and “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulation 20 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Agriculture (Safeguarding of Workplaces) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989S.R. 1989 No. 309 as amended by S.R. 1997 No. 149In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the reference to “the Department” in regulation 4 there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Docks Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989S.R. 1989 No. 320In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 8(2), 17(1) and (3), 21(1) and (2) and 22(1) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Loading and Unloading of Fishing Vessels Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989S.R. 1989 No. 321In regulation 2, for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 7 and 8 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Agriculture (Circular Saws) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989S.R. 1989 No. 413; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1997 No. 149In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the reference to “the Department” in regulation 5 there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Noise at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990S.R. 1990 No. 147In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 13 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Construction (Head Protection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990S.R. 1990 No. 424In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 9 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Electricity at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991S.R. 1991 No. 13In regulation 2, for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved” in regulation 2 and in regulation 30 and in paragraph 2(a) of Schedule 1 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991 No. 512S.R. 1991 No. 105 as amended by S.R. 1996In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 3(1), (2), (3), (5) and (6) and 6 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the references to “the Agency” in regulation 3(1), (3), (6) and (7) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991S.R. 1991 No. 446In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “fire certificate” in regulation 2 and in regulations 4, 5(2), 6(1), (3), (4) and (5), 7(1), (3), (4) and (5), 8, 9, 10, 12(1) and 15(1) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991S.R. 1991 No. 471; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1997 No. 247In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 24 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991S.R. 1991 No. 509In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 7(4), 34(1) and 36(1) and (2) and in paragraph 6 of Schedule 6 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992S.R. 1992 No. 2In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 5, 7(1) and (3) and 8 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Dangerous Substances (Notification and Marking of Sites) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992S.R. 1992 No. 71In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 8(b) and 9 and in paragraph 2(a) of Schedule 1 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Public Information for Radiation Emergencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992S.R. 1992 No. 515In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 3(1), (2) and (3) and 4(1) and (3) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 25In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 7 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 221; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1996 No. 228In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 2(2) and (4), 3(1), (2) and (4), 4, 5(2), 6, 7(2), 8(1), (2) and (4), 9(1), 10(1), (2), (4), (5) and (6), 11(1), 12(1) and (2), 14(1) and (2A) and 16 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 323In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 5(2) and 7 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Offshore Safety (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 384In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 4(1), (4) and (5) and 5(1) and (2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Ionising Radiations (Outside Workers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 469In regulation 2(1), after the definition of “dose estimate” there shall be inserted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “radiation passbook” in regulation 2(1), in regulation 10 and in paragraph 2 of the Schedule there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993S.R. 1993 No. 477 as amended by S.R. 1997 No. 149In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 4(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (9), (10), (11) and (12), 8(1) and (4) and 9(1) and in paragraph 1(1) of Part I of the Schedule there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Notification of New Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994S.R. 1994 No. 6; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1995 No. 60 and S.R. 1998 No. 125In regulation 2(1), the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted and for the definition of “the Executive” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “the competent authority” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 21(2), 22 and 23 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994S.R. 1994 No. 143; the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1997 No. 229 and S.R. 1998 No. 125In regulation 2(1), there shall be inserted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 7(3)(b), 8(1), (3), (4) and (5), 9(1), (2), (5), (6) and (7), 10, 12(3), 13(3), (4) and (5), 14, 15(2), (4), (6), (7), (8) and (9), 16, 17, 18 and 20, in paragraph (j) of Schedule 4 and in paragraphs 4 and 5(e)(iv) and (g) of Schedule 5 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Diving Operations at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994S.R. 1994 No. 146In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 6(2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7), 8(2), (6) and (7), 13(1), (2) and (4), 14(1), (2) and (4), 15(1), (2), (3)(b), (4), (7) and (8), 18(2)(b), 19 and 22(3) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 22(2) and 23 there shall be substituted references to “the Department of Economic Development”.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 51In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 11(4), (11) and (13), 14 and 17(4) and in the first footnote to Schedule 1, in note 4 to Schedule 2 and in paragraphs 3(1), 8(4)(e) and 12(1), (4) and (5), 13(1) and 14 of Schedule 9 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 60 the relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1997 No. 398 and S.R. 1998 No. 459In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved classification and labelling guide” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 4, 9(4), 16, 17(2) and 20(4)(c) and in paragraph 3(1) and (2) of Schedule 6 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
In the definition of “poisons advisory centre” in regulation 2(1), for the reference to “the Department and the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 209 as amended by S.R. 1997 No. 229In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 4(3), (4) and (5), 7(1), (2), (5) and (6) and 21, and in the heading to Schedule 1 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
In regulation 13(1), for the reference to the “Agency” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Executive”.
Mines and Quarries (Tips and Tipping Plans) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 296In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 2(2)(c), 4(2), (4), (5) and (6), 8(1), (2), (3) and (6), 9(1), (2), (3) and (4), 10(3), (4) and (8), 11(b), 13, 14(b), 15, 17(2), 20, 26, 28(1), 29(1), 31, 32, 33(1) and (2) and 35 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (Management and Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 340In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 5, 15 and 20 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 345In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 5(3)(c) and 22 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Quarries Miscellaneous Health and Safety Provisions Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 378In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved” in regulation 2 and in regulation 7 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Mines Miscellaneous Health and Safety Provisions Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 379In regulation 2, the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted and in the definition of “approved” in that regulation for the reference to “the Department” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland”.
Boreholes Sites and Operations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995S.R. 1995 No. 491In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 6(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8) and (9) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations (Northern Ireland)S.R. 1996 No. 119In regulation 7(a), for the reference to “the Department” there shall be substituted a reference to “the Health and Safety Executive for Northern 1996 Ireland”.
Offshore Installation and Wells (Design and Construction, etc) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996S.R. 1996 No. 228In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 9(1), 18(4), 19(1) and 23 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
For the reference to “the Department” in regulation 18(8)(b) there shall be substituted a reference to “the Department of Economic Development”.
Construction (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996S.R. 1996 No. 510In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 30 and 32(2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Pipelines Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 193In regulation 2, for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 20, 21, 22, 25(1), (2), (3) and (4), 26(1), (2), (4) and (5), 27(1), (2) and (6) and 29 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 194In regulation 2(1), for the definition of the “Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to the “Department” in regulations 3(3) and (5), 4, 36(3) and (4) and 39 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Gas Safety (Management) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 195In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 2(6), 3(1), (2) and (3), 4, 7(16), 9(1) and (4), 10(1), (2) and (4) and 11 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997In regulation 2(1), for the definition No. 247 of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “approved documents” and “competent authority” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 4, 15(1), (3) and (4), 18(1) and (2) and 19(1), in Schedule 4 and in paragraphs 3(3)(a) and (4) and 7(2) of Schedule 8 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 248In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “approved documents” and “Approved Methods” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 5 and 25(1) and (2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Driver Training) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 249In regulation 1(2), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 9(1) and (2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997S.R. 1997 No. 455In regulation 2(1), after the definition of “dock” there shall be inserted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 3, 5(1), 6(1) and (2), 7(1) and 13 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998S.R. 1998 No. 125In regulation 1(2), after the definition of “employment medical adviser” there shall be inserted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 4(1) and (4), 5(1), 6(1), 7(1), 8(1), 9 and 10(1) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998S.R. 1998 No. 131In regulation 1(2), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “approved documents” and “Approved Methods” in regulation 1(2) and in regulations 3 and 25 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998S.R. 1998 No. 132In regulation 1(2), for the definition “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definition of “Approved Document” in regulation 1(2) and in regulations 3 and 41(1) and (2) there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Control of Lead at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998S.R. 1998 No. 281In regulation 2(1), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order, the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in the definitions of “appointed doctor” and “approved” in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 10(10) and 12 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Mines (Safety of Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998S.R. 1998 No. 375In regulation 1(2), for the definition of “the Department” there shall be substituted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulations 3(5), 7(5) and 10 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.
Confined Spaces Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999S.R. 1999 No. 13In regulation 1(2), after the definition of “diving operation” there shall be inserted the following definition: ““the Executive” means the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland;”.
For the references to “the Department” in regulation 6 there shall be substituted references to “the Executive”.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations amend various statutory provisions to take account of the amendments to the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9) (“the 1978 Order”) made by the Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998, S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18). The latter Order renames the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland as the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland and provides for the Executive to enforce the provisions of the 1978 Order and to provide the employment medical advisory service.

(3)

See Article 2(2) of S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9)

(5)

S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17); Article 3 was amended by Schedule 4 to the Petroleum Act 1998 (1998 c. 17) and Article 4(3) was amended by Schedule 6 to the Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/275 (N.I. 2)

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