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The Health and Safety Information for Employees (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety Information for Employees (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 and shall come into operation on 15th June 2009.

(2) In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991(1).

Amendments to the principal Regulations

2.—(1) The principal Regulations shall be amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(1) (Interpretation and application)—

(a)for the definition of “territorial waters” substitute—

“territorial sea” means the territorial sea of the United Kingdom adjacent to Northern Ireland and “within the territorial sea” includes on, over and under it;;

(b)in paragraph (3) for “paragraph 1” substitute “paragraphs 2, 3 and 4”; and

(c)in paragraph (4) for “territorial waters” substitute “the territorial sea”.

(3) In regulation 3 (Meaning of and revisions to the approved poster and leaflet), in sub-paragraph (2)(b) for “9 months” substitute “five years”.

(4) In regulation 5 (Provision of further information)—

(a)for paragraph (1) substitute—

(1) An employer relying on compliance with regulation 4(1)(a) shall, subject to paragraph (2), ensure that the following information is clearly and indelibly written on the poster in the appropriate space—

(a)the name of the enforcing authority for the premises where the poster is displayed; and

(b)the address of the office of the enforcing authority for the area in which those premises are situated; or

(c)information as to how any of his employees may obtain the information referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b).

(b)for paragraph (3) substitute—

(3) An employer who gives to his employee a leaflet pursuant to regulation 4(1)(b) shall give with the leaflet a written notice containing—

(a)the name of the enforcing authority for the premises where the employee works; and

(b)the address of the office of the enforcing authority for the area in which those premises are situated; or

(c)information as to how any of his employees may obtain the information referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b).

(5) For Schedule 1 substitute the Schedule set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Application within the territorial sea

3.  These Regulations shall apply to and in relation to premises and activities within the territorial sea to the same extent as provided for in regulation 2(3) and (4) and Schedule 1 of the principal Regulations.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment on 15th May 2009.

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M. Bohill

A senior officer of the Department of Enterprise, trade and Investment

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