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Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 18th August 1999.


2.—(1) In these Regulations, “the principal Regulations” means the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(1).

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

Amendment of regulation 4 of the principal Regulations

3.  For regulation 4 of the principal Regulations, there shall be substituted the following regulation—

4.  In these Regulations, the “approved supply list” means the document approved by the Executive for the purposes of these Regulations and—

(a)entitled “Information Approved for the Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply (4th Edition)” approved by the Health and Safety Commission on 22nd October 1998;

(b)as revised by the document entitled the “Approved Supply List supplement” approved by the Health and Safety Commission on 12th January 1999..

Transitional provisions

4.  Until 31st October 1999, it shall be sufficient compliance with the requirements of the principal regulations if the requirements of those Regulations are complied with as they had effect immediately before these Regulations came into operation.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Economic Development on


Adrianne L. Brown

Assistant Secretary

29th June 1999.

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