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The Legislative Reform (Health and Safety Executive) Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and Commencement

  3. 2.Abolition of the Health and Safety Commission and Executive

  4. 3.Establishment of the new Health and Safety Executive

  5. 4.For section 10 substitute ── Establishment of the Executive (1) There shall be a body...

  6. 5.For sections 11 to 13 substitute─ Functions of the Executive (1) It shall be the general...

  7. 6.(1) Section 14 is amended as follows.

  8. 7.In section 15(4)(a), for “the Commission” substitute “the Executive”.

  9. 8.In section 16, for each reference to “the Commission” substitute...

  10. 9.In section 17(3)(a), for “the Commission” substitute “the Executive”.

  11. 10.(1) Section 18 is amended as follows.

  12. 11.(1) Section 27 is amended as follows.

  13. 12.(1) Section 28 is amended as follows.

  14. 13.In section 34(1)— (a) in paragraph (a), for “(2)(a)” substitute...

  15. 14.In section 43— (a) in subsection (1)—

  16. 15.In section 45(1), for each reference to “the Commission”, substitute...

  17. 16.(1) Section 50 is amended as follows.

  18. 17.In section 53(1)— (a) omit the definition of “the Commission”;...

  19. 18.(1) Section 55 is amended as follows.

  20. 19.In section 59(5), for “the Commission (which is subject to...

  21. 20.For Schedule 2 of the Health and Safety at Work...

  22. 21.Transitional provisions

  23. 22.Consequential Amendments

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1


    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.In this Schedule— “the Act” means the Health and Safety...

      2. Transfer of Chairman and members of the Commission

        1. 2.(1) The person who immediately before the appointed day was...

      3. Transfer of officers and staff

        1. 3.(1) Where immediately before the appointed day a person holds...

      4. First annual report and statement of accounts of the new Executive

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies if there is a period of...

      5. Investigations and special reports

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies where, before the appointed day, the...

      6. Inquiries

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies where, before the appointed day, the...

      7. Agreements entered into with other public bodies

        1. 7.(1) This paragraph applies where, before the appointed day, the...

      8. Approval of Codes of Practice

        1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies where, before the appointed day, the...

      9. Information

        1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where, before the appointed day, the...

      10. Other provisions

        1. 10.Subject to paragraphs 5 to 9, anything done by, on...

      11. General transfer

        1. 11.(1) By virtue of this paragraph, the property, rights and...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


      1. The instruments listed in column 1 below shall be amended...

  25. Explanatory Note

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