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The Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2010

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2010 No. 1554

Consumer Protection

Health And Safety

The Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2010

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9th June 2010

Laid before Parliament

11th June 2010

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1.

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to pyrotechnic articles.

It appears to the Secretary of State that it is expedient for certain references to provisions of EU instruments to be construed as references to those provisions as amended from time to time.

In accordance with section 11(5) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987(3) the Secretary of State has consulted such organisations as appear to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by these Regulations, such other persons as he considers appropriate and, in relation to the application of the Regulations to Great Britain, the Health and Safety Executive.

The Secretary of State, makes regulations 1, 2, 3, 4, 18, 19, 20 and 22 to 44 and 46 to 49 in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, and paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972(4) and makes all other provisions in these Regulations in exercise of the powers in section 11 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

(2)

1972 c.68. Section 2(2) was amended by the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) section 27(1)(a) and by the European Union (Amendment) Act (c.7), Schedule Part 1.

(3)

1987 c.43. Subsection (5) was amended by S.I. 2008/960.

(4)

Paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 was inserted by section 28 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51). The references in paragraph (1A) to “EU instrument” were inserted by the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7),\ Schedule Part 1.

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