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Regulation 17

SCHEDULE 1PROVISIONS APPLYING TO MINES ONLY AND HAVING EFFECT IN PARTICULAR IN RELATION TO THE USE BELOW GROUND IN COAL MINES OF FILM LIGHTING CIRCUITS

1.  In this Schedule, “film lighting circuit” means any electric circuit at a coal mine, not being permanently installed thereat, and required occasionally to supply mains electricity to electric lights for the purpose of providing illumination for photography or video-recording, and includes the said lights and any other electrical apparatus in that circuit.

2.  A film lighting circuit shall not be used unless–

(a)not less than 7 days prior to such use, details of when and where it is to be used have been notified to the Health and Safety Executive; and

(b)within the 24 hours immediately preceding such use–

(i)it has been externally examined; and

(ii)the insulation thereof and the conductance of every conductor of every flexible cable forming part of it have been tested.

3.  The manager shall make, and ensure the carrying out of, arrangements to prevent the accumulation of dust on any surface of any luminaire or apparatus in sufficient quantities to give rise to spontaneous ignition.

4.  The manager shall make suitable rules with respect to the use of film lighting circuits, for the purpose of ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, that such use will not give rise to danger; and those rules shall in particular require–

(a)continuous testing for firedamp when a film lighting circuit is in use; and

(b)the operation of any such circuit to be personally supervised by a competent person.

5.  No person shall fire any shot or round of shots in a place in which, or in the vicinity of which, any part of a film lighting circuit is installed.

Regulation 33

SCHEDULE 2REVOCATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

PART Irevocations

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulations and orders revokedReferenceExtent of revocation
The Electricity Regulations 1908S.R. & O. 1908/1312The whole Regulations
The Manufacture of Cinematograph Film Regulations 1928S.R. & O. 1928/82Regulation 12
The Cinematograph Film Stripping Regulations 1939S.R. & O. 1939/571Regulation 14
The Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 1944S.R. & O. 1944/739The whole Regulations
The Factories (Testing of Aircraft Engines and Accessories) Special Regulations 1952S.I. 1952/1689In regulation 2(2), the definitions of “Earthed”, “Flameproof” and “Intrinsically safe”; regulations 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18
The Coal and Other Mines (General Duties and Conduct) Regulations 1956S.I. 1956/1761Regulation 6(2)
The Coal and Other Mines (Safety-Lamps and Lighting) Regulations 1956S.I. 1956/1765Regulations 4, 18, 18A and 19
The Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) Order 1956S.I. 1956/1766The whole Order
The Miscellaneous Mines (Electricity) Order 1956S.I. 1956/1779The whole Order
The Quarries (Electricity) Order 1956S.I. 1956/1781The whole Order
The Dragonby Ironstone Mine (Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Storage Battery Vehicles) Special Regulations 1958S.I. 1958/320The whole Regulations
The Winn’s Ironstone Mine (Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Storage Battery Vehicles) Special Regulations 1958S.I. 1958/321The whole Regulations
The Silverwood Mine (Electric Trolley Locomotives) Special Regulations 1958S.I. 1958/1276The whole Regulations
The Gasswater A Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1959S.I. 1959/37The whole Regulations
The Gasswater B Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1959S.I. 1959/38The whole Regulations
The Glass Houghton Mine (Shuttle Cars) Special Regulations 1959S.I. 1959/663The whole Regulations
The Heights Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1960S.I. 1960/223The whole Regulations
The Coal Mines (Firedamp Drainage) Regulations 1960S.I. 1960/1015Regulation 12(1)(b)
The Construction (General Provisions) Regulations 1961S.I. 1961/1580Regulation 44
The Hopton Mine (Locomotives and Diesel Vehicles) Special Regulations 1961S.I. 1961/1583The whole Regulations
The Cocklakes Mine (Locomotives and Diesel Vehicles) Special Regulations 1961S.I. 1961/1769The whole Regulations
The Long Meg Mine (Locomotives and Diesel Vehicles) Special Regulations 1961S.I. 1961/1774The whole Regulations
The Sandwith Anhydrite Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1962S.I. 1962/192The whole Regulations
The Thistleton Mine Special Regulations 1962S.I. 1962/364Regulations 4, 22 to 42, and 53 to 80
The Force Crag Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1962S.I. 1962/1501The whole Regulations
The Potts Ghyll Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1963S.I. 1963/270The whole Regulations
The Chislet Mine (Electric Trolley Locomotives) Special Regulations 1963S.I. 1963/896The whole Regulations
The Llanharry Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1963S.I. 1963/906The whole Regulations
The Easton Mine (Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Storage Battery Vehicles) Special Regulations 1963S.I. 1963/1074The whole Regulations
The Guildie Howes Mine (Locomotives and Diesel Vehicles) Special Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/33The whole Regulations
The Muirshiel Barytes Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/120The whole Regulations
The Dragonby Ironstone Mine (Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Storage Battery Vehicles) (Amendment) Special Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/1299The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Mechanics and Electricians) Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/1559Regulation 11(3)
The Redburn Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/1698The whole Regulations
The Settlingstones Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1966S.I. 1966/351The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) (Amendment) Regulations 1967S.I. 1967/1083The whole Regulations
The Aberllefeni Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1967S.I. 1967/1395The whole Regulations
The Braich Goch Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1967S.I. 1967/1396The whole Regulations
The Preston Manor Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/38The whole Regulations
The Chudleigh Knighton Tunnel Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/39The whole Regulations
The West Golds Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/40The whole Regulations
The Broadway New Pit Tunnel Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/103The whole Regulations
The Mainbow Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/104The whole Regulations
The Nangiles and the Janes Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1968S.I. 1968/868The whole Regulations
The Camborne Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1969S.I. 1969/570The whole Regulations
The Cotgrave Mine (Suspended Monorail Diesel Locomotives) Special Regulations 1969S.I. 1969/744The whole Regulations
The Levant Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1969S.I. 1969/1236The whole Regulations
The No. 4 Adit Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1970S.I. 1970/1103The whole Regulations
The Rixey Park Mine (Lighting) Special Regulations 1970S.I. 1970/1547The whole Regulations
The Horden Mine (Cable Reel Shuttle Cars) Special Regulations 1971S.I. 1971/18The whole Regulations
The Mount Wellington Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1971S.I. 1971/1270The whole Regulations
The Cornish Hush Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/348The whole Regulations
The Beckermet Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/396The whole Regulations
The Burtree Pasture Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/483The whole Regulations
The Haile Moor Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/1235The whole Regulations
The Carrock Fell Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/1236The whole Regulations
The Prince of Wales Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/1393The whole Regulations
The Rixey Park Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1973S.I. 1973/1208The whole Regulations
The Beaumont Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/1654The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) (Second Amendment) Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/1853The whole Regulations
The Ledston Luck Mine (Cable Reel Shuttle Cars) Special Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/1929The whole Regulations
The Factories Act 1961 etc. (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/1941Regulation 3(2)(a)
The Hendre Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Special Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/1985The whole Regulations
The Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 to 1971 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1975S.I. 1975/1102The entry in Schedule 2 relating to the Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) Regulations 1956
The South Leicester Mine (Electric Lighting) Regulations 1976S.I. 1976/696The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) (Third Amendment) Regulations 1977S.I. 1977/1205The whole Regulations
The Bolsover Mine (Cable Reel Shuttle Cars) Regulations 1977S.I. 1977/2035The whole Regulations
The Ackton Hall Mine (Cable Reel Load-Haul-Dump Vehicles) Regulations 1978S.I. 1978/1539The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Metrication) Regulations 1978S.I. 1978/1648

The entries in the Schedule relating to–

(a)

regulation 18 of the Coal and Other Mines (Safety-Lamps and Lighting) Regulations 1956; and

(b)

the Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) Regulations 1956

The Coal and Other Mines (Electric Lighting for Filming) Regulations 1979S.I. 1979/1203The whole Regulations
The Scraithole Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Regulations 1979S.I. 1979/1658The whole Regulations
The Lynemouth Mine (Electric Lighting) Regulations 1980S.I. 1980/1395The whole Regulations
The Manton Mine (Electric Lighting) Regulations 1980S.I. 1980/1396The whole Regulations
The Vane Tempest Mine (Electric Lighting) Regulations 1980S.I. 1980/1397The whole Regulations
The Yew Tree Mine (Storage Battery Locomotives) Regulations 1980S.I. 1980/1405The whole Regulations
The Coal and Other Mines (Safety-Lamps and Lighting) (Amendment) Regulations 1983S.I. 1983/710The whole Regulations
The Miscellaneous Mines (Metrication) Regulations 1983S.I. 1983/994In regulation 1(2), the reference to the Miscellaneous Mines (Electricity) Regulations 1956; and in the Schedule the entries relating to those 1956 Regulations
The Quarries (Metrication) Regulations 1983S.I. 1983/1026In regulation 1(2), the reference to the Quarries (Electricity) Regulations 1956; and in the Schedule the entries relating to those 1956 Regulations
The Mines (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 1983S.I. 1983/1130The whole Regulations

PART IImodifications

1.  The Mines and Quarries Act 1954 shall be modified as follows–

(a)in section 64(2) (which relates to safety-lamps) after the word “one” insert “conforming with the provisions of regulation 19(2)(a) to (d) of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 or”;

(b)in section 182(1) (which defines “permitted lights”) the words “or health and safety regulations” shall be substituted for the words “or Regulations 18 and 18A of the Coal and Other Mines (Safety-Lamps and Lighting) Regulations 1956 as substituted and inserted respectively by the Coal and Other Mines (Safety-Lamps and Lighting) (Amendment) Regulations 1983”.

2.  Regulation 4 of the Coal and Other Mines (Fire and Rescue) Regulations 1956(1) (which relates to the provision of dust or sand in relation to electric motors) shall be modified by substituting the words “which is not electrical apparatus that is designed to be moved while working” for the words “which is not portable apparatus for the purposes of the Coal and Other Mines (Electricity) Regulations 1956”.

3.  The Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations 1960(2) shall be modified as follows–

(a)in regulation 51(3)(c) (which requires the provision of lamps and torches in confined spaces in vessels) the words “of an appropriate type” shall be substituted for the words “of a safety type approved for the purpose of this Regulation”;

(b)in paragraphs (1) and (3) of regulation 59 (which impose restrictions with respect to the application etc. of naked lights, fires, lamps and heated rivets in oil-carrying vessels), the words “a lamp of an appropriate type” shall be substituted for the words “a safety lamp of a type approved for the purpose of this Regulation” where they respectively appear.

4.  Section 1(4) of the Mines Management Act 1971 (which relates to exceptions from statutory responsibilities that may be placed on managers' assistants) shall be modified by the substitution of the following paragraphs for paragraph (d)–

(d)responsibility for making rules under regulation 19(2)(g) of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989; and

(e)such other responsibilities as may be prescribed..

(1)

S.I. 1956/1768, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(2)

S.I. 1960/1932; the relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1983/644.

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