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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2008 No. 424

Health And Safety

The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

Made

22nd October 2008

Coming into operation

28th November 2008

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment(1), being the Department concerned(2) makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(3) and Articles 17(1) to (6)(4) and 55(2) of, and paragraphs 1(1), (4) and (5), 2(2), 14(1) and 15 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(5).

The Department was designated(6) for the purposes of the said section 2(2) in relation to the regulation and control of classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances and preparations, and for measures relating to consumer protection.

The Regulations give effect without modifications to proposals submitted to it by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland under Article 13(1A)(7) of the 1978 Order after the Executive had carried out consultations in accordance with Article 46(3)(8).

(1)

Formerly the Department of Economic Development; see S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1), Article 3(5); that Department was formerly the Department of Manpower Services, see S.I. 1982/846 (N.I. 11), Article 3

(2)

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

(3)

1972 c. 68; the definition of “the Treaties” referred to in section 2(2) was extended by section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c. 51)

(4)

Article 17 must be read with S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17), Articles 3(2) and 4(2)

(5)

S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9), the general purposes of Part II referred to in Article 17(1) were extended by S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17), Articles 3(1) and 4(1). Article 55(2) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 2, paragraph 19

(7)

Article 13(1) was inserted by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 4

(8)

Article 46(3) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraphs 8 and 18(c)

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