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Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Introduction

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. Part II General

    1. 4.General duty

    2. 5.Major accident prevention policy

    3. 6.Notifications

  4. Part III Safety Reports

    1. 7.Safety report

    2. 8.Review and revision of safety report

  5. Part IV Emergency Plans

    1. 9.On-site emergency plan

    2. 10.Off-site emergency plan

    3. 11.Review and testing of emergency plans

    4. 12.Implementing emergency plans

    5. 13.Charge for preparation, review and testing of off-site emergency plan

  6. Part V Provision of Information by Operator

    1. 14.Provision of information to the public

    2. 15.Provision of information to the competent authority

    3. 16.Provision of information to other establishments

  7. Part VI Functions of Competent Authority

    1. 17.Functions of competent authority in relation to the safety report

    2. 18.Prohibition of use

    3. 19.Inspections and investigations

    4. 20.Enforcement

    5. 21.Provision of information by the competent authority

    6. 22.Fee payable by operator

  8. Part VII Amendments, Revocations, Savings and Transitional Provision

    1. 23.Amendments

    2. 24.Revocations and savings

    3. 25.Transitional provision

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Dangerous substances to which the Regulations apply

      1. Part I Introduction

        1. 1.This Schedule applies to the presence of dangerous substances at...

        2. 2.Mixtures and preparations shall be treated in the same way...

        3. 3.The qualifying quantities set out in Parts II and III...

        4. 4.The quantities to be considered for the application of the...

        5. 5.The rules given in Part III, Note 4 governing the...

      2. Part II Named Substances

      3. NOTES

        1. 1.Ammonium nitrate (350/2500)

        2. 2.Ammonium nitrate (1250/5000)

        3. 3.Polychlorodibenzofurans and polychlorodibenzodioxins

      4. Part III Categories of Substances and Preparations Not Specifically Named in Part II

      5. NOTES

        1. 1.Substances and preparations shall be classified for the purposes of...

        2. 2.An “explosive” means: (a) (i) a substance or preparation which...

        3. 3.‘Flammable’, ‘highly flammable’, and ‘extremely flammable’ in categories 6, 7...

        4. 4.The addition of dangerous substances to determine the quantity present...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Principles to be taken into account when preparing major accident prevention policy document

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Information to be included in a notification

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Purpose and contents of safety reports

      1. Part I Purpose of Safety Reports

      2. Part II Minimum Information to be Included in Safety Report

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Emergency plans

      1. Part I Objectives of On-site and Off-site Emergency Plans

      2. Part II Information to be Included in On-site Emergency Plan

      3. Part III Information to be Included in Off-site Emergency Plan

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Information to be supplied to the public

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Criteria for notification of a major accident to the European Commission and information to be notified

      1. Part I Criteria

      2. Part II Information

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Provision of information by the competent authority

      1. 1.The competent authority shall maintain a register containing the information...

      2. 2.The competent authority may remove from the register information relating...

      3. 3.Where information of any description is excluded from the register...

      4. 4.It shall be the duty of the competent authority—

      5. 5.The register may be kept in any form.

      6. 6.Information shall not be included in the register if and...

      7. 7.The Secretary of State may, for the purpose of securing...

      8. 8.The competent authority shall notify the Secretary of State of...

      9. 9.A person may, as respects any information which appears to...

      10. 10.Information relating to the affairs of any individual or business...

      11. 11.Where information is provided to the competent authority pursuant to...

      12. 12.A determination under paragraph 11 must be made within the...

      13. 13.Where, under paragraph 11, the competent authority determines that information...

      14. 14.Article 22(8) and (9) of the Industrial Pollution Control (Northern...

      15. 15.The Department may give to the competent authority directions as...

      16. 16.Information excluded from the register shall be treated as ceasing...

      17. 17.Paragraphs 13 and 14 shall apply in relation to a...

      18. 18.Information is, for the purposes of any determination under this...

      19. 19.The Environment and Safety Information (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 shall...

      20. 20.Any information other than that referred to in paragraph 1...

  10. Explanatory Note

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