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The Offshore Safety (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1993

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4.—(1) In sections 25 and 37(1) of the 1962 Act, references to the Minister shall be construed as references to the Executive.

(2) In sections 4(1), (4) and (7), 5(9) and 7(4) and (5) of the 1971 Act, references to the Secretary of State shall be construed as references to the Executive; and in section 5(8) of that Act, after “the Secretary of State” there shall be added “or the Executive”.

(3) In section 32(4) of the 1975 Act, the reference to the Secretary of State shall be construed as a reference to the Executive.

(4) In the 1987 Act—

(a)in section 23(1)(b), for the words “or a consent given by the Secretary of State ”there shall be substituted the words “by the Secretary of State or a consent given by the Health and Safety Executive”; and

(b)in section 24, after subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(2A) It shall be the duty of the Health and Safety Commission to submit from time to time to the Secretary of State such proposals as the Commission considers appropriate for the making of orders under section 21 or 22.

(5) In the regulations specified in the Schedule to these Regulations, references to the Secretary of State shall be construed as references to the Executive.

(6) In regulations 2(1) and 3(1) and (4) of the Submarine Pipe-lines (Inspectors etc.) Regulations 1977(1), after “the Secretary of State” in each case there shall be inserted “or the Executive”.


S.I. 1977/835, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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