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Amendment of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993

4.—(1) The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993(1) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In regulation 4(1), for the words “Every employer”, there shall be substituted the words “Subject to paragraph (1A), every employer”.

(3) After paragraph (1), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(1A) Where the characteristics of any policing activity are such that compliance by the relevant officer with the requirement in paragraph (1) would lead to an inevitable conflict with the exercise of police powers or performance of police duties, that requirement shall be complied with so far as is reasonably practicable..

(1)

S.R. 1993 No. 20; to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations