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Health And Safety
2nd March 2010
Laid before Parliament
8th March 2010
Coming into force
6th April 2010
The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to the notification and control of substances, and the control and regulation of genetically modified organisms(2).
The Secretary of State makes these Regulations—
in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of that Act and sections 43(2), (4), (5) and (6) and 82(3)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(3) (“the 1974 Act”); and
for the purpose of giving effect without modifications to proposals submitted to the Secretary of State by the Health and Safety Executive (“the Executive”) under section 11(3) of the 1974 Act(4).
1972 c.68; the enabling powers conferred by section 2(2) were extended by virtue of section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c.51) and section 2(2) was amended by section 27(1)(a) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51).
Section 11 was amended by S.I. 2008/960.
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