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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

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Disapplication of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 in relation to general fire precautions

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47.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(1) and any regulations made under that Act shall not apply to premises to which this Order applies, in so far as that Act or any regulations made under it relate to any matter in relation to which requirements are or could be imposed by or under this Order.

(2) Paragraph (1) does not apply—

(a)where the enforcing authority is also the enforcing authority within the meaning of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974(2);

(b)in relation to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999(3).

(2)

See section 18 and the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/494).

(3)

S.I.1999/743 amended by the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29) and S.I.1999/2597 and 2002/2469.

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