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Health And Safety, England And Wales
Environmental Protection, England And Wales
16th July 2009
Laid before Parliament
21st July 2009
Coming into force
12th August 2009
The Secretary of State makes these Regulations—
in the exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and sections 15(1), (2), (3)(c), (6)(d) and (8), 18(2)(a), 43(2), (3) (4) and (6), 82(3) of, and paragraphs 1(1), 6, 15(1), 16 and 20 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety etc at Work Act 1974(3), (“the 1974 Act”), and
independently of any proposals submitted by the Health and Safety Executive under section 11(3) of the 1974 Act.
The Secretary of State has consulted the Health and Safety Executive and such other bodies as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate, as required by section 50(1AA)(4) of the 1974 Act.
The Secretary of State is so designated by S.I. 2008/301.
1974 c. 37. Sections 15(1) and 43(6) were amended by section 116 of, and by paragraphs 4, 6, 12 and 16 of Schedule 15 to, the Employment Protection Act 1975 c. 71. Sections 15(1) and 43(6) were also amended by article 5(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, S.I. 2002/794. Section 15(6) was amended by section 65 of, and by Schedule 12 to, the Criminal Law Act 1977 c. 45. Section 82(3) was amended by section 105(3)(a) of the Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 c. 20.
Section 50(1AA) was inserted by articles 3, 16(1) and (2) of SI 2008/960.
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