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Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

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82General provisions as to interpretation and regulations

(1)In this Act—

(a)" Act" includes a provisional order confirmed by an Act;

(b)" contravention" includes failure to comply, and "contravene" has a corresponding meaning;

(c)" modifications" includes additions, omissions and amendments, and related expressions shall be construed accordingly;

(d)any reference to a Part, section or Schedule not otherwise identified is a reference to that Part or section of, or Schedule to, this Act.

(2)Except in so far as the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to an enactment is a reference to it as amended, and includes a reference to it as applied, by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

(3)Any power conferred by Part I or II or this Part to make regulations—

(a)includes power to make different provision by the regulations for different circumstances or cases and to include in the regulations such incidental, supplemental and transitional provisions as the authority making the regulations considers appropriate in connection with the regulations; and

(b)shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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