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SCHEDULES

Prospective

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I.Abolition of disclosure powers

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974E+W+S+N.I.

1In section 20 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (powers of inspectors), at end, insert—E+W+S+N.I.

(9)Nothing in this section is to be read as enabling an inspector to secure the disclosure by a telecommunications operator or postal operator of communications data without the consent of the operator.

(10)In subsection (9) “communications data”, “postal operator” and “telecommunications operator” have the same meanings as in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (see sections 261 and 262 of that Act).