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HEALTH AND SAFETY
17th October 2000
Laid before Parliament
25th October 2000
Coming into force
15th November 2000
The Secretary of State, being the Minister designated(1) under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the control and regulation of genetically modified organisms and in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 2(2)(3) and by sections 15(1), (2), (3)(b) and (c), (4)(a), (5)(b) and (9), 43(2), (4), (5) and (6), 52(2) and (3) and 82(3)(a) of, and paragraphs 1(1)(b) and (c), (2), (4) and (5), 4(1), 5, 6(1), 8(2), 9, 11, 13(1) and (3), 14, 15(1), 16 and 20 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(4) (“the 1974 Act”) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf and for the purpose of giving effect without modifications to proposals submitted to him by the Health and Safety Commission under section 11(2)(d) of the 1974 Act after the carrying out by the said Commission of consultations in accordance with section 50(3) of that Act, hereby makes the following Regulations:
As regards Scotland, see also section 57(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46), which provides that, despite the transfer to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of that Act of functions in relation to observing and implementing obligations under Community law, any function of a Minister of the Crown in relation to any matter shall continue to be exerciseable by him as regards Scotland for the purposes specified in section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.
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