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2012 No. 1652

Health And Safety

The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012

Made

25th June 2012

Laid before Parliament

28th June 2012

Coming into force

1st October 2012

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 control and regulation of genetically modified organisms(2).

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations—

(a)

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

(b)

for the purpose of giving effect without modifications to proposals submitted to the Secretary of State by the Health and Safety Executive under section 11(3) of the 1974 Act(4).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 and come into force on 1st October 2012.

(2) They cease to have effect at the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which these Regulations come into force.

(3) In these Regulations—

“approval” includes the amendment of an approval, and “amendment of an approval” includes the issue of a new approval replacing the original and incorporating one or more amendments;

“employment medical adviser” means an employment medical adviser appointed under section 56(1) of the 1974 Act;

“the mines and quarries provisions” means such of the relevant statutory provisions as relate exclusively to—

(a)

mines within the meaning of section 180 of the Mines and Quarries Act 1954(5);

(b)

tips and quarries within the meaning of regulations 2(1) and 3 respectively of the Quarries Regulations 1999(6); and

(c)

tips within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969(7);

and includes regulations, rules and orders relating to a particular mine, whether they are continued in force by regulation 7(3) of the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 to 1971 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974(8) or are health and safety regulations;

“original approval” and “original type approval” do not include an amendment of an approval; and

“working days” does not include weekends or public holidays.

(4) Any reference in these Regulations to the renewal of an approval, explosives certificate, licence or registration (each referred to in this paragraph as an “authorisation”) means the granting of the authorisation concerned to follow a previous authorisation of the same kind without any amendment or gap in time.

Fees payable under the mines and quarries provisions

2.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval, an amendment of approval or a renewal of approval under any of the mines and quarries provisions.

(2) The fee payable under paragraph (1) on application for such approval as is mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 is respectively that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2, 3 or 4 of that Part.

(3) Where the Executive requires testing to be carried out to decide whether approval can be granted, a fee is payable to the Executive by the applicant prior to the notification of the result of the application for the approval as described below—

(a)in the case of explosives and detonators, for each test specified in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 1, the fee is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part;

(b)in any other case, the fee is as set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1.

Fees for applications for approval under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974

3.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for approval of plant and equipment under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974(9).

(2) The fee payable on application for such an approval or revision of an approval as is described in column 1 of Schedule 2 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule.

Fees for application for approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984

4.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for approval of a scheme or programme for examination of freight containers under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984(10).

(2) The fee payable on each application for the approval described in column 1 of Schedule 3 is that specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

Fees for various applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

5.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for a licence under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012(11) (“the 2012 Regulations”).

(2) The fee payable on application for a licence described in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 4 is that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(3) Where the Executive refuses to grant an applicant a licence under the 2012 Regulations and offers to reassess whether to grant the application if shortcomings leading to the refusal are remedied, a fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive in respect of any such reassessment.

(4) The fee payable for the reassessment referred to in paragraph (3) is that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

(5) Where the Executive amends a licence granted under the 2012 Regulations and the amendment relates to a condition or the duration of the licence, a fee is payable to the Executive by the licensee.

(6) The fee payable under paragraph (5) is that specified in column 2 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

(7) Where the Executive replaces a lost licence granted under the 2012 Regulations or amends a licence granted under those Regulations for reasons other than those referred to in paragraph (5), a fee is payable to the Executive by the licensee.

(8) The fee payable under paragraph (7) is that specified in column 3 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

Fees for examination or surveillance by an employment medical adviser

6.—(1) A fee is payable to the Executive by an employer in respect of a medical examination or medical surveillance of each of that employer’s employees by an employment medical adviser for the purposes of any provision specified in column 1 of Schedule 5.

(2) The fee payable under paragraph (1) is a basic fee for each examination or on each occasion when surveillance is carried out together with additional fees for X-rays and laboratory tests where these are taken or carried out in connection with the examination; and for each provision specified in column 1 of Schedule 5—

(a)the basic fee is the amount specified in column 3 of that Schedule for that provision;

(b)the additional fee for X-rays is the amount specified in column 4 of that Schedule for that provision, and covers all X-rays taken in connection with any one examination;

(c)the additional fee for laboratory tests is the amount specified in column 5 of that Schedule for that provision, and covers all such tests carried out in connection with any one examination.

(3) Where an employment medical adviser carries out a medical examination of a self-employed person for the purposes of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, that self-employed person must pay fees to the Executive ascertained in accordance with paragraph (2).

Fees for medical surveillance by an employment medical adviser under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002

7.—(1) A fee is payable to the Executive by an employer in respect of medical surveillance of any of that employer’s employees by an employment medical adviser for the purposes of the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002(12).

(2) The fee payable for each item described in column 1 of Schedule 6 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule.

Fees payable in connection with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

8.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for—

(a)an original approval of dosimetry services granted for the purposes of the 1999 Regulations;

(b)the reassessment of an original approval of dosimetry services previously granted for the purposes of the 1999 Regulations; or

(c)the amendment, pursuant to section 11(1) of the 1974 Act, of an original approval granted for the purposes of the 1999 Regulations.

(2) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original type approval of apparatus pursuant to paragraphs 1(c)(i) and 1(d)(i) of Schedule 1 to the 1999 Regulations or for an amendment, pursuant to section 11(1) of the 1974 Act, of an original type approval.

(3) The fee payable for an original approval, reassessment of an original approval or amendment of an original approval referred to in paragraph (1), and for an original type approval or amendment of an original type approval referred to in paragraph (2) in respect of each matter described in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 7, is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table.

(4) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for—

(a)an original approval of dosimetry services for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations;

(b)the reassessment of an original approval of dosimetry services previously granted for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations; or

(c)the amendment of an original approval granted for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations and amended pursuant to section 11(1) of the 1974 Act.

(5) The fee payable for an application referred to in paragraph (4) for each purpose specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 7 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table.

(6) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its nuclear or other specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (1), (2) or (4), and the fee for such work in connection with each matter described in column 1 of Tables 1 and 2 in Schedule 7 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of those Tables for each hour worked adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour.

(7) Where the Executive requires an inspection to be carried out in connection with any application mentioned in this regulation, a fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive of an amount equal to the reasonable cost of travelling and subsistence of any member of the Executive’s staff in connection with the inspection.

(8) Any fee payable under paragraph (6) or (7) is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(9) A fee is payable by an employer to the Executive for each dose record sent by or on behalf of that employer pursuant to regulation 21(3)(e) of the 1999 Regulations, in the amount set out in column 2 of Table 3 in Schedule 7 for the work carried out by or on behalf of the Executive by virtue of the provisions set out in column 1 of that Table and for the purpose specified in column 3 of that Table.

(10) For the purposes of this regulation and Schedule 7 only—

“the 1999 Regulations” means the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999(13);

“the 2001 Regulations” means the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001(14);

“amendment of an original approval” in Table 1 and Table 2 of Schedule 7 includes the issue of a new approval replacing the original and incorporating one or more amendments;

“amendment of an original type approval” in Table 1 of Schedule 7 includes the issue of a new type approval replacing the original and incorporating one or more amendments; and

“processing” in Table 3 in Schedule 7 means obtaining, recording or holding the information or carrying out any operation or set of operations on that information, including—

(a)

organisation, adaptation or alteration of the information;

(b)

retrieval or consultation of the information; and

(c)

disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available the information, in whatever format.

Fees payable under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 and certain other provisions concerning explosives, including acetylene, and under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

9.—(1) Where any application in relation to a provision specified in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 8 is made to the Executive, where it is the licensing authority by virtue of paragraphs 1(b) or (c) or 2 of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Regulations, for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part is payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(2) In the case of an application referred to in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 8 for a licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate(15) or to vary any such licence, the fee referred to in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part as an amount per hour worked—

(a)is to be adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour; and

(b)is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(3) Where any application in relation to a provision specified in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 8 is made to a licensing authority, which is the licensing authority by virtue of paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Regulations, for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part is payable by the applicant to that licensing authority.

(4) Where an application in relation to the provision specified in column 1 of Part 3 of Schedule 8 is made for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part is payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(5) The fee payable under each provision specified in column 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 8 for the purpose described in the corresponding entry in column 2 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part.

(6) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (1) or (4) for any purpose specified in column 2 of each of Parts 1 and 3 of Schedule 8 for which there is a corresponding entry in column 4 of the respective Part, and the fee for work in connection with each such purpose is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 4 of that Part for each hour worked adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, and such fee is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(7) Where an application is made for a purpose specified in column 1 of Part 5 or 6 of Schedule 8, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 in the respective Part is payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(8) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (7) for any purpose specified in column 1 of each of Parts 5 and 6 of Schedule 8, and the fee for work in connection with each such purpose is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part for each hour worked adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, and such fee is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(9) A fee is payable to the Executive where the Executive requires any testing to be carried out in connection with any purpose specified in column 1 of Part 7 of Schedule 8, and the fee for testing in connection with each such purpose is the reasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried out and such fee is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(10) Where any application in relation to the provision specified in column 1 in Table 1 in Part 8 of Schedule 8 is made for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Table, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Table is payable by the applicant to the chief officer of police.

(11) Where, in relation to an application for an explosives certificate under the 1991 Regulations, a check is carried out for the purposes of regulation 4(6)(d) of those Regulations to ascertain whether the applicant is a prohibited person or not, a fee is payable by the applicant to the chief officer of police and the fee, which is payable prior to that check being carried out, is that specified in Table 2 in Part 8 of Schedule 8.

(12) Parts 2, 4 and 8 of Schedule 8 have effect subject to, respectively, the Notes to Parts 2, 4 and 8.

(13) For the purposes of this regulation and Schedule 8—

“the 1968 Act” means the Firearms Act 1968(16);

“the 1991 Regulations” means the Control of Explosives Regulations 1991(17);

“the 2005 Regulations” means the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005(18);

“ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate”, “licence”, “licensing authority”, “manufacture”, “on-site mixing”, “registration”, “shooters’ powder” and “site” have the same meanings as in the 2005 Regulations;

“chief officer of police”, “explosives certificate” and “prohibited person” have the same meanings as in the 1991 Regulations;

“firearm certificate”, “firearms dealer” and “shot gun certificate” have the same meanings as in the 1968 Act;

“firearms dealer certificate” means a certificate granted or caused to be granted under section 33(4) of the 1968 Act to a person who is registered as a firearms dealer under that section;

“relevant application under the 1968 Act” means an application under the 1968 Act—

(a)

for a firearm certificate or a shot gun certificate or to be registered as a firearms dealer; or

(b)

for the renewal of a firearm certificate, a shot gun certificate or a firearms dealer certificate; and

“relevant certificate” means a firearm certificate, a shot gun certificate or a firearms dealer certificate.

Date from which fees are payable under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

10.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4 of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928(19) or section 1(4) of the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936(20), the fee prescribed by these Regulations in respect of any application for a petroleum licence is payable for any licence first having effect or any transfer or renewal of a licence first taking effect on or after the coming into force of these Regulations irrespective of the date of the application for that licence, transfer or renewal.

Fees for application for or changes to an explosives licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

11.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an explosives licence, or for any alteration in the terms of or other change to an existing explosives licence, under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987(21).

(2) The fee on an application for each purpose specified in column 1 of Schedule 9 is that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule and, where the fee is determined as an amount per hour worked, the fee, which is to be adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, so calculated is payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

Estimate of cost of work

12.  Where any fee is to be assessed on the reasonable cost to the Executive of carrying out any work or testing under regulation 2(3)(b), 9(9), 16(1) or 16(2), or to the licensing authority of carrying out any work pursuant to regulation 9(3), the Executive or, as the case may be, the licensing authority must—

(a)on receipt of the application or request, as the case may be, prepare and send to the person making the application or request an estimate of that cost; and

(b)before carrying out the work, obtain confirmation from the person making the application or request that that person wishes the work to be carried out on the basis of that estimate of cost.

Fees for notifications and applications under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000

13.—(1) The fee specified in column 2 of Schedule 10 is payable by a notifier or applicant to the competent authority on each such notification or application under the 2000 Regulations as is referred to in the corresponding entry in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2) No fee is to be returned to a notifier where the competent authority returns a notification pursuant to regulation 14(7) of the 2000 Regulations or the notifier withdraws a notification pursuant to regulation 15(6) of the 2000 Regulations.

(3) In this regulation, “the 2000 Regulations” means the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000(22) and “competent authority” has the same meaning as in those Regulations.

Fees payable in respect of offshore installations

14.—(1) A fee is payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 11 for the performance by the Executive of such functions conferred on the Executive as are specified in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2) A fee is payable to the Executive by an operator or owner who has prepared a current safety case pursuant to the 2005 Regulations for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or more than one of the following—

(a)that operator or owner in relation to the installation to which the current safety case relates; or

(b)a contractor in relation to any work carried out by that contractor on or in connection with that installation.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation, regulation 17 and Schedule 11, “the 2005 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005(23) and “installation”, “current safety case”, “safety case”, “operator” and “owner” have the same meanings as in those Regulations.

Fees payable in respect of gas safety functions

15.—(1) A fee is payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 12 for the performance by the Executive of such functions conferred on the Executive as are specified in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2) A fee is payable to the Executive by a person conveying gas who has prepared a safety case pursuant to the 1996 Regulations or by a network emergency co-ordinator for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or both of the following—

(a)that person in relation to the network, including a pipeline that it is intended will form part of the network, to which the safety case relates; or

(b)a contractor in relation to work carried out by that contractor on or in connection with that network, including work on a pipeline that it is intended will form part of that network,

insofar as such enforcement is for the purpose of protecting persons from risks arising from the manner in which gas is or is to be conveyed or used.

(3) A fee is payable to the Executive by a person conveying gas who has prepared a safety case pursuant to the 1996 Regulations and a major accident prevention document pursuant to the Pipelines Safety Regulations 1996(24) for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or both of the following—

(a)that person in relation to work relating to a major accident hazard pipeline, including the construction of a pipeline that it is intended will form part of the network, to which the major accident prevention document relates; or

(b)a contractor in relation to work carried out by that contractor relating to a major accident hazard pipeline, including the construction of a pipeline that it is intended will form part of the network, to which the major accident prevention document relates.

(4) For the purposes of this regulation, regulation 17 and Schedule 12—

(a)“the 1996 Regulations” means the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996(25), and “network”, “network emergency co-ordinator” and “safety case” have the same meanings as in those Regulations; and

(b)“major accident hazard pipeline” has the same meaning as in the Pipelines Safety Regulations 1996.

Fees payable in relation to nuclear installations

16.—(1) Where, by virtue of the provisions specified in entry (a) or (b) of column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 13, the Executive carries out any work for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Table, a fee is payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 3 of that Table.

(2) Where, by virtue of the provisions specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 13, the Executive carries out any work for the purpose specified in column 2 of that Table, a fee is payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 3 of that Table.

(3) A fee is payable to the Executive by a licensee of a nuclear site for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or both of the following—

(a)that licensee; or

(b)a contractor in relation to any work carried out by that contractor on or in connection with that nuclear site.

(4) For the purposes of this regulation and Schedule 13—

“the 1965 Act” means the Nuclear Installations Act 1965(26);

“assessment agreement” means an agreement between the Executive and the person requesting the assessment of a design proposal, which identifies the scope of the assessment to be made by the Executive of that design proposal;

“design proposal” means a proposal for any nuclear installation, including matters relating to the installation’s construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning, which is to be assessed by the Executive prior to any application for a licence under section 1(1) of the 1965 Act which may be made, based upon that proposal;

“licensee” means a person who has been granted a nuclear site licence pursuant to section 1(1) of the 1965 Act; and

“nuclear installation” means a nuclear reactor or an installation within the meaning of section 1(1)(b) of the 1965 Act.

Provisions supplementary to regulations 14 to 16

17.—(1) Any fee referred to in regulations 14 to 16 above—

(a)is not to exceed the sum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the performance of the function or, in the case of regulation 16(1) and (2), the carrying out of the work referred to in the respective regulation;

(b)is payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person who must pay that fee, and such invoices must include a statement of the work done and the costs incurred, including the period to which the statement relates.

(2) No fee payable under regulations 14 to 16 is to include any costs connected with—

(a)in England and Wales, any criminal investigation or prosecution, incurred (in either case) from the date on which any information is laid or, as the case may be, any written charge is issued;

(b)in Scotland, any criminal investigation or prosecution, incurred (in either case) after such time as the Executive submits a report to the Procurator Fiscal for a decision as to whether a prosecution should be brought; or

(c)any appeal pursuant to section 24 of the 1974 Act(27) (appeal against improvement or prohibition notice) and regulation 16(1) and (3)(b) of, and Schedules 1 and 4 to, the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2004(28).

(3) For the purposes of regulation 14 and paragraph (2)(a) and (b), an installation is treated as being in England and Wales if it is in the English area within the meaning of article 1 of the Civil Jurisdiction (Offshore Activities) Order 1987(29) and in Scotland if it is in the Scottish area within the meaning of that article.

(4) Any reference in regulation 14 to a person who has prepared a current safety case includes a reference to—

(a)a person who must prepare a safety case, and in that connection as if any reference in that regulation to the installation to which the current safety case relates were a reference to the installation to which the safety case would have related if it had been prepared in accordance with such requirement; and

(b)a person who is treated as having prepared a current safety case by virtue of regulation 2(9) of the 2005 Regulations.

(5) Any reference in regulation 15 to a person who has prepared a safety case includes a reference to a person who must prepare a safety case, and in that connection as if any reference in that regulation to the network to which the safety case relates were a reference to the network to which the safety case would have related if it had been prepared in accordance with such requirement.

(6) Any reference in regulations 14 to 16 to work carried out by a contractor is a reference to work carried out for the benefit of the person by whom the fees are payable under that regulation by a contractor or a contractor’s employees, whether pursuant to an agreement or an arrangement which the contractor has made with that person or with another person.

(7) Any reference in regulations 14 to 16 to a function conferred on an inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to enforcement against a person of any of the relevant statutory provisions includes a reference to any function conferred on an inspector by that Act which is exercised for the purpose of carrying into effect those provisions in relation to that person.

Fees for applications for approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

18.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval of training or a renewal of an approval of training under regulation 3(2)(a) of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981(30).

(2) The fee payable under paragraph (1) is—

(a)in respect of an application for an original approval, that specified in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 14; or

(b)in respect of an application for a renewal of an approval, that specified in column 3 of that Table.

(3) Where, before an original approval of training is given, a shortcoming in the proposed training is identified by the Executive during a site-visit and the Executive requires an additional site-visit to be made for the purpose of reassessing an application for an original approval, a fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(4) The fee payable under paragraph (3) is that specified in column 2 of Table 1 in Schedule 14, and is payable prior to the notification of the result of the application for approval of training.

(5) Where the Executive requires a site-visit, not including one for the purpose referred to in paragraph (7), to be made in connection with an approval mentioned in paragraph (1) in order to ascertain whether the standards in place when the original approval was given are being maintained, a fee is payable to the Executive by the provider of the approved training, except that no such fee is payable in respect of the first such site-visit made after the original approval has been given.

(6) The fee payable under paragraph (5) is that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 14, except where the site-visit is carried out because a shortcoming in the training has been identified by the Executive during an earlier site-visit, when the fee payable is that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(7) Where the Executive requires a site-visit to be made for the purpose of investigating a complaint in relation to training provided pursuant to an approval mentioned in paragraph (1), a fee is payable to the Executive by the provider of the training where—

(a)the result of the investigation is that the complaint is found to be justified; and

(b)the complaint could not be fully investigated during a site-visit made for an additional purpose to that of investigating the complaint, requiring, as a result, a further site-visit.

(8) The fee payable under paragraph (7) is that specified in column 3 of Table 2 in Schedule 14.

(9) Where the date for any site-visit referred to in this regulation has been agreed between the training provider and the Executive and—

(a)the training provider wishes to cancel the site-visit agreed for that date, and informs the Executive of this wish three working days or less before that date; and

(b)there is as a result no site-visit on that date,

a fee is payable by the training provider to the Executive in respect of that cancelled site-visit.

(10) The fee payable under paragraph (9) is that specified in column 4 of Table 2 in Schedule 14.

(11) Any fee referred to in paragraphs (6), (8) and (10) is payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person providing the approved training.

Fees for applications for approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

19.—(1) A fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval or a renewal of an approval of training under regulation 5(2)(a) of the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989(31).

(2) The fee payable under paragraph (1) is—

(a)where the application for an original approval of training relates to, as the case may be—

(i)rendering first-aid to persons who are injured or become ill while at work (referred to in this regulation as “first-aid training”); or

(ii)rendering first-aid to, and treating in accordance with the directions of a registered medical practitioner (who may or may not be present) persons who are injured or become ill while at work, and giving simple advice in connection with the health of persons at work (together referred to in this regulation as “medical training”),

that specified in, respectively, columns 1 and 2 of Table 1 in Schedule 15; or

(b)in respect of an application for a renewal of approval of, as the case may be, first-aid training or medical training, that specified in, respectively, columns 3 and 4 of that Table.

(3) Where, before an original approval of training is given, a shortcoming in the proposed training is identified by the Executive during a site-visit and the Executive requires an additional site-visit to be made for the purpose of reassessing an application for an original approval, a fee is payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(4) The fee payable under paragraph (3) is—

(a)where the application for approval relates to first-aid training, that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 15; or

(b)where the application for approval relates to medical training, that specified in column 2 of that Table,

and is payable prior to the notification of the result of the application for approval of training.

(5) Where the Executive requires a site-visit, not including one for the purpose referred to in paragraph (8), to be made in connection with an approval mentioned in paragraph (1) in order to ascertain whether the standards in place when the original approval was given are being maintained, a fee is payable to the Executive by the provider of the approved training, except that no such fee is payable in respect of the first such site-visit made after the original approval has been given.

(6) Subject to paragraph (7), the fee payable under paragraph (5) is—

(a)where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to first-aid training, that specified in column 1 of Table 3 in Schedule 15; or

(b)where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to medical training, that specified in column 2 of that Table,

provided that, where the site-visit is in respect of both kinds of approval of training as are referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above and takes only one day to complete, the sum of the payable fees specified in columns 1 and 2 of that Table is to be reduced by an amount of £150.

(7) The fee payable under paragraph (5) where the site-visit is carried out because a shortcoming in the training has been identified by the Executive during an earlier site-visit—

(a)where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to first-aid training, is that specified in column 3 of Table 3 in Schedule 15; or

(b)where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to medical training, is that specified in column 4 of that Table.

(8) Where the Executive requires a site-visit to be made for the purpose of investigating a complaint in relation to training provided pursuant to an approval mentioned in paragraph (1), a fee is payable to the Executive by the provider of the training where—

(a)the result of the investigation is that the complaint is found to be justified; and

(b)the complaint could not be investigated during a site-visit made for an additional purpose to that of investigating the complaint, requiring, as a result, a further site-visit.

(9) The fee payable under paragraph (8) is—

(a)where the site-visit is made for the purpose of investigating a complaint relating to first-aid training provided pursuant to an approval, that specified in column 1 of Table 4 in Schedule 15; or

(b)where the site-visit is made for the purpose of investigating a complaint relating to medical training provided pursuant to an approval, that specified in column 2 of Table 4 in Schedule 15.

(10) Where the date for any site-visit referred to in this regulation has been agreed between the training provider and the Executive and—

(a)the training provider wishes to cancel the site-visit agreed for that date, and informs the Executive of this wish three working days or less before that date; and

(b)there is as a result no site-visit on that date,

a fee is payable by the training provider to the Executive in respect of that cancelled site-visit.

(11) The fee payable under paragraph (10) is—

(a)where the site-visit was to have been in connection with an approval of first-aid training, that specified in column 3 of Table 4 in Schedule 15; or

(b)where the site-visit was to have been in connection with an approval of medical training, that specified in column 4 of that Table (that is to say, the reasonable cost to the Executive due to the cancellation).

(12) The fee referred to in paragraphs (6), (7), (9) and (11) is payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person providing the approved training.

Provisions supplementary to regulations 18 and 19

20.—(1) Where an application for an original approval of either first-aid training or training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations is made and the applicant thereafter applies for an original approval of the one of those two kinds of training not earlier applied for or the applications are made together, the Executive must repay to the applicant the amount of £168 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of medical training, the Executive must repay to the applicant a further amount of £56 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(2) Where an application for an original approval of either first-aid training or training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations is made and the applicant thereafter or at the same time applies for an original approval of medical training, the Executive must repay to the applicant the amount of £56 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of the one of the two kinds of training first referred to in this paragraph not earlier applied for, the Executive must repay to the applicant a further amount of £168 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(3) Where an application for an original approval of medical training is made and the applicant thereafter or at the same time applies for an original approval of first-aid training, the Executive must repay to the applicant the amount of £56 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations, the Executive must repay to the applicant a further amount of £168 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(4) Where an applicant applies for original approvals of first-aid training, medical training and training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations at the same time, the Executive must repay to the applicant the amount of £224 in respect of the fees paid for those applications.

(5) In this regulation—

“the 1981 Regulations” means the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981; and

“first-aid training” and “medical training” have the same meanings as in regulation 19.

Fees for notifications under the Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010

21.—(1) The fee specified in column 2 of Schedule 16 is payable by an employer to the Executive on each notification under the 2010 Regulations as is referred to in the corresponding entry in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2) In this regulation and Schedule 16, “the 2010 Regulations” means the Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010(32) and “construction site”, “conventional tower crane” and “thorough examination” have the same meanings as in the 2010 Regulations.

Fees for notifications under the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995

22.—(1) Subject to paragraph (3), a fee is payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 17 for the performance by the Executive of such functions conferred on it as are specified in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2) Any fee referred to in paragraph (1) is—

(a)not to exceed the sum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the performance of the function; and

(b)payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person who must pay that fee, and such invoices must include a statement of the work done and the costs incurred, including the period to which the statement relates.

(3) No fee is payable under paragraph (1) for the performance by the Executive of the functions specified in column 1 of Schedule 17 to the extent that, in respect of any such function, a fee is payable or has been paid pursuant to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999(33).

(4) For the purposes of this regulation and Schedule 17, “the 1995 Regulations” means the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995(34), and “borehole site” and “operator” have the same meaning as in those Regulations.

Fees for intervention

23.—(1) Subject to regulation 24, if—

(a)a person is contravening or has contravened one or more of the relevant statutory provisions for which the Executive is the enforcing authority; and

(b)an inspector is of the opinion that that person is doing so or has done so, and notifies that person in writing of that opinion,

a fee is payable by that person to the Executive for its performance of the functions described in paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) The fee referred to in paragraph (1) is payable for the performance by the Executive of any function conferred on it by the relevant statutory provisions, in consequence of any contravention referred to in the opinion notified to that person pursuant to paragraph (1)(b).

(3) Where, during a site-visit, an inspector forms the opinion that a person is contravening or has contravened one or more of the relevant statutory provisions, the fee referred to in paragraph (1) is payable for the performance by the Executive, during that site-visit, of any function conferred on it by the relevant statutory provisions for which no fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (2).

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (6) and (7) and regulations 24 and 25, “fee for intervention” means the fee described in paragraphs (1) to (3).

(5) An inspector of the opinion that a person is contravening or has contravened one or more of the relevant statutory provisions must have regard, when deciding whether to notify that person in writing of that opinion, to the guidance entitled “HSE 47 – Guidance on the application of Fee for Intervention” (1st edition) approved by the Executive on 11th June 2012.

(6) A written notification under paragraph (1) must—

(a)specify the provision or provisions to which that inspector’s opinion relates;

(b)give particulars of the reasons for that opinion; and

(c)inform the person to whom it is given that fee for intervention is payable to the Executive in accordance with this regulation and regulation 24.

(7) Fee for intervention is payable by a person in respect of the functions described in paragraph (3) only to the extent that the performance of any such function by the Executive is reasonably attributable to that person.

Provisions supplementary to regulation 23

24.—(1) Fee for intervention is not to exceed the sum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for its performance of the functions referred to in paragraphs (2) and (3) of regulation 23.

(2) Fee for intervention is payable within 30 days from the date of each invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person who must pay that fee, and such invoices must include a statement of the work done and the costs incurred, including the period to which the statement relates.

(3) No fee for intervention is payable by a person to the extent that an opinion of an inspector that that person is contravening or has contravened one or more of the relevant statutory provisions relates to any contravention which, having regard to the guidance specified in regulation 23(5), should not have been notified in writing to that person.

(4) No fee for intervention is payable in relation to any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions in consequence of which the Executive performed any function prior to the day on which these Regulations come into force.

(5) No fee for intervention is payable for the performance by any inspector not employed by the Executive of any function conferred on it by the relevant statutory provisions.

(6) No fee for intervention payable for or in connection with any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions is to include any costs connected with—

(a)in England and Wales, any criminal investigation or prosecution, incurred (in either case) from the date on which any information is laid or, as the case may be, any written charge is issued;

(b)in Scotland, any criminal investigation or prosecution, incurred (in either case) after such time as the Executive submits a report to the Procurator Fiscal for a decision as to whether a prosecution should be brought;

(c)any appeal pursuant to section 24 of the 1974 Act(35) (appeal against improvement or prohibition notice) and regulation 16(1) and (3)(b) of, and Schedules 1 and 4 to, the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2004(36); or

(d)any functions performed from the date on which the Executive formally notifies a person that, but for section 48(1) of the 1974 Act, it would have commenced a criminal prosecution against that person in relation to any such contravention.

(7) No fee for intervention is payable by a person in respect of any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions by that person in his or her capacity as an employee.

(8) No fee for intervention is payable by a self-employed person in respect of any contravention by that self-employed person of the relevant statutory provisions which does not and did not expose any other person to a health or safety risk.

(9) Subject to paragraph (10), no fee for intervention is payable for the performance by the Executive of any function conferred on it by the relevant statutory provisions to the extent that, in respect of any such function—

(a)another fee is payable or has been paid; or

(b)expenses are repayable, or have been repaid, pursuant to section 24A of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965(37).

(10) No fee for intervention is payable for the performance by the Executive of any function conferred on it by the relevant statutory provisions in respect of which fee for intervention is payable or has been paid in consequence of an opinion previously notified in accordance with paragraphs (1), (5) and (6) of regulation 23.

(11) No fee for intervention is payable in respect of any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions which relates to any activity involving genetic modification.

(12) In paragraph (11), “activity involving genetic modification” has the same meaning as in the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000(38).

(13) No fee for intervention is payable in respect of any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions which relates to any of the activities specified in paragraph 3(3) of Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002(39).

(14) No fee for intervention is payable by a person who holds a licence to undertake work with asbestos in respect of any contravention of the relevant statutory provisions which relates to licensable work with asbestos.

(15) In paragraph (14), “licensable work with asbestos” has the same meaning as in the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012(40), and “work with asbestos” is to be construed in accordance with regulation 2(2) of those Regulations.

(16) No fee for intervention is payable for the performance by the Executive of any function conferred on the Executive by—

(a)the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999(41);

(b)the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000(42);

(c)the Biocidal Products Regulations 2001(43); and

(d)the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009(44).

Repayments and disputes

25.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), if a person is—

(a)charged with, but not convicted of, a criminal offence; or

(b)served with an enforcement notice that is subsequently cancelled,

the Executive must repay such part of any fee for intervention paid as is wholly and exclusively attributable to the performance by the Executive of functions relating only to that criminal offence or, as the case may be, that enforcement notice.

(2) If—

(a)a person is charged with, but not convicted of, more than one criminal offence; or

(b)two or more enforcement notices served on a person are subsequently cancelled,

the Executive must repay such part of any fee for intervention paid as is wholly and exclusively attributable to the performance by the Executive of functions relating only to the criminal offences of which that person is not convicted or, as the case may be, the enforcement notices that are cancelled.

(3) Where all or part of any fee for intervention paid to the Executive was paid in error, the Executive must repay that fee for intervention or, as the case may be, that part of that fee for intervention.

(4) Where a person has been charged with one or more criminal offences or served with one or more enforcement notices, that person is not obliged to pay fee for intervention to the extent that that fee, when paid, would be repayable in accordance with paragraph (1) or (2) because—

(a)that person has not been convicted of one or more of those criminal offences; or

(b)one or more of those enforcement notices has been cancelled.

(5) The Executive must provide a procedure by which disputes relating to fee for intervention will be considered.

(6) If a dispute relating to fee for intervention is not upheld, the fee for intervention payable is to include the time spent by the Executive (including any inspector or other member of staff) in handling the dispute.

(7) In this regulation, “enforcement notice” means an improvement notice or a prohibition notice.

Review

26.—(1) Before the end of the review period, the Secretary of State must—

(a)carry out a review of these Regulations;

(b)set out the conclusions in a report; and

(c)publish the report.

(2) The report must in particular—

(a)set out the objectives intended to be achieved by the regulatory system established by these Regulations;

(b)assess the extent to which those objectives are achieved; and

(c)assess whether those objectives remain appropriate and, if so, the extent to which they could be achieved with a system that imposes less regulation.

(3) “Review period” means the period of three years beginning with the day on which these Regulations come into force.

Revocation

27.  The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2010(45) are revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

C Grayling

Minister of State

Department for Work and Pensions

25th June 2012

Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 1FEES PAYABLE UNDER THE MINES AND QUARRIES PROVISIONS

PART 1FEES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF SUBSTANCES UNDER THE MINES AND QUARRIES PROVISIONS

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Subject matter of approvalFee for an original approvalFee for amendment of approvalFee for renewal of approval
Approval of explosives£339£235£83

PART 2FEES FOR TESTING EXPLOSIVES AND DETONATORS UNDER THE MINES AND QUARRIES PROVISIONS

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TestFee for test
(a) Break test shot£261
(b) Deflagration shot£209
(c) Detonator test (per 100 shots)£1,596
(d) Detonator delay time test (per 100 shots)£1,262
(e) Gallery shot£297
(f) Velocity of detonation test (per 3 shots)£516

PART 3FEES FOR OTHER TESTING

The fee for any testing not fixed by Part 2 of this Schedule is the reasonable cost to the Executive of having the testing carried out.

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 2FEES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVAL UNDER THE AGRICULTURE (TRACTOR CABS) REGULATIONS 1974

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Subject matterFee
(a) Original approval of tractor cab£485
(b) Revision of an existing approval of a tractor cab£266

Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 3FEE FOR APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL UNDER THE FREIGHT CONTAINERS (SAFETY CONVENTION) REGULATIONS 1984

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Subject matterFee
Approval of scheme or programme for examination of freight containers£94

Regulation 5

SCHEDULE 4FEES FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS UNDER THE CONTROL OF ASBESTOS REGULATIONS 2012

Table 1

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Subject matter of licenceFee
Licence for work with asbestos or renewal of (original) licence£3,236

Table 2

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Fee for re-assessment of licence applicationFee for amendment of condition, or duration, of licenceFee for other amendment, or replacement, of a licence
£741£741£80

Regulation 6

SCHEDULE 5FEES FOR EXAMINATION OR SURVEILLANCE BY AN EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL ADVISER

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ProvisionReferenceBasic feeFee for X-RaysFee for Laboratory tests
(a) The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999(46)S.I.1999/3232

£38 where surveillance is confined to examination of, and making entries in, records

£71 in other cases

£73£42
(b) The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012S.I.2012/632£73£73£42
(c) The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002(47)S.I.2002/2677£73£73£42
(d) The Work in Compressed Air Regulations  1996(48)S.I.1996/1656£73£73£42

Regulation 7

SCHEDULE 6FEES FOR MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE BY AN EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL ADVISER UNDER THE CONTROL OF LEAD AT WORK REGULATIONS 2002

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ItemFee
(a)

On the first assessment of an employee (including any clinical medical examination and laboratory tests in connection with the assessment)

£73
(b)

On each subsequent assessment of an employee—

(i)

for laboratory tests where these are carried out

£42
(ii)

for a clinical medical examination where this is carried out

£42

Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 7FEES FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE IONISING RADIATIONS REGULATIONS 1999 AND THE RADIATION (EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND PUBLIC INFORMATION) REGULATIONS 2001

Table 1

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DescriptionFeeFee for work by Nuclear or other Specialist Inspector
Original approval or reassessment of such approval of dosimetry services granted under regulation 35 of the 1999 Regulations for the purposes of those Regulations
Group I
Dose record keeping
(a) Where the application is solely in respect of Group I functions£806£136 per hour worked
(b) Where the application for Group I functions is linked to an application in respect of functions in another group£806£136 per hour worked
Group II
External dosimetry
(a) Whole body (beta, gamma, thermal neutrons) film£806£136 per hour worked
(b) Whole body (beta, gamma, thermal neutrons) thermoluminescent dosemeter£806£136 per hour worked
(c) Whole body (neutron), other than sub-groups (a) or (b)£806£136 per hour worked
(d) Whole body, other than sub-groups (a), (b), or (c)£806£136 per hour worked
(e) Extremity monitoring£806£136 per hour worked
(f) Accident dosimetry, other than in the previous sub-groups£806£136 per hour worked
Group III
Internal dosimetry
(a) Bio-assay, in-vivo monitoring or air sampling£806£136 per hour worked
(b) For each additional one of the above techniques£806£136 per hour worked
Original type approval of apparatus under paragraph 1(c)(i) or 1(d)(i) of Schedule 1 to the 1999 Regulations (which excepts such type approved apparatus from the notification requirements of regulation 6 of those Regulations)£136£136 per hour worked
Amendment of an original approval of dosimetry services granted under regulation 35 of the 1999 Regulations for the purposes of those Regulations, or an original type approval of apparatus under paragraph 1(c)(i) or 1(d)(i) of Schedule 1 to those Regulations£56£136 per hour worked

Table 2

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Purpose of applicationFeeFee for work by Nuclear or other Specialist Inspector
Original approval or reassessment of such approval of dosimetry services granted under regulation 35 of the 1999 Regulations for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations£1,898£136 per hour worked
Amendment of an original approval of dosimetry services granted under regulation 35 of the 1999 Regulations for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations£56£136 per hour worked

Table 3

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Statutory provisionFeePurpose of the work

Section 11(1) and 11(2)(a) and (b) of the 1974 Act

£3.50Processing information contained in a record sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 21(3)(e) of the 1999 Regulations

Regulation 9

SCHEDULE 8FEES PAYABLE UNDER THE MANUFACTURE AND STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES REGULATIONS 2005 AND CERTAIN OTHER PROVISIONS CONCERNING EXPLOSIVES, INCLUDING ACETYLENE, AND UNDER THE PETROLEUM (CONSOLIDATION) ACT 1928 AND THE PETROLEUM (TRANSFER OF LICENCES) ACT 1936

PART 1APPLICATIONS FOR LICENCES, OR VARIATIONS OF LICENCES, TO MANUFACTURE OR STORE EXPLOSIVES MADE TO THE EXECUTIVE WHERE IT IS THE LICENSING AUTHORITY BY VIRTUE OF PARAGRAPHS 1(b) OR (c) OR 2 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE 2005 REGULATIONS

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Provision under which a licence is grantedPurpose of applicationFeeFee for work by Specialist Inspector
The 2005 Regulations(49)
Regulation 9, as extended by regulation 2(2) of those Regulations to the manufacture of ammonium nitrate blasting intermediateLicence to manufacture explosives not being ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate nor relating to on-site mixing£631£127 per hour worked
Licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate£156 per hour worked
Licence to manufacture explosives by means of on-site mixing£234£127 per hour worked
Renewal of any of the above licences£83£127 per hour worked
Regulation 10Licence to store explosives£631£127 per hour worked
Renewal of licence£83£127 per hour worked
Regulation 16

Varying a licence—

(a) to manufacture explosives not being ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate, or (b) to store explosives

£432£127 per hour worked
Varying a licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate£156 per hour worked
Regulation 20Transfer of licence£52
Replacement of any of the licences referred to in this Part if lost£52

PART 2APPLICATIONS FOR LICENCES TO STORE EXPLOSIVES AND FOR REGISTRATION IN RELATION TO THE STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES MADE TO LICENSING AUTHORITIES WHICH ARE LICENSING AUTHORITIES BY VIRTUE OF PARAGRAPH 1(a) OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE 2005 REGULATIONS

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Provision under which application madePurpose of applicationFee
Note:
The fee payable for a licence, registration, or renewal of a licence or registration—
(a) of less than one year’s duration is, respectively, the fee set out above for a licence, registration or a renewal of a licence or registration, of one year’s duration decreased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence, registration or renewal of either is granted;
(b) of more than one but less than two years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set out above for a licence, registration or a renewal of a licence or registration of one year’s duration increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence, registration or a renewal of either is granted;
(c) of more than two but less than three years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set above for a licence, registration or renewal of a licence or registration of two years increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence, registration, or renewal of either is granted;
(d) of more than three but less than four years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set above for a licence, registration or renewal of a licence or registration of three years increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence, registration, or renewal of either is granted;
(e) of more than four but less than five years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set above for a licence, registration or renewal of a licence or registration of four years increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence, registration, or renewal of either is granted.
The 2005 Regulations
Regulation 10Licence to store explosives:
(see Note)(a) one year’s duration£178
(b) two years’ duration£234
(c) three years’ duration£292
(d) four years’ duration£360
(e) five years’ duration£407
Renewal of licence:
(a) one year’s duration£83
(b) two years’ duration£141
(c) three years’ duration£198
(d) four years’ duration£256
(e) five years’ duration£313

Regulation 11

(see Note)

Registration in relation to the storage of explosives:
(a) one year’s duration£105
(b) two years’ duration£136
(c) three years’ duration£166
(d) four years’ duration£198
(e) five years’ duration£229
Renewal of registration:
(a) one year’s duration£52
(b) two years’ duration£83
(c) three years’ duration£115
(d) four years’ duration£146
(e) five years’ duration£178
Regulation 16Varying a licence or registration:
(a) varying name of licensee or registered person, or address of site£35
(b) any other kind of variationThe reasonable cost to the licensing authority of having the work carried out
Regulation 20Transfer of licence or registration£35
Replacement of licence or registration referred to in this Part if lost£35

PART 3APPLICATION FOR AN ACETYLENE IMPORTATION LICENCE UNDER SECTION 40(9) OF THE EXPLOSIVES ACT 1875 AND REPLACEMENT OF SUCH A LICENCE

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Provisions under which a licence is grantedPurpose of applicationFeeFee for work by Specialist Inspector
Explosives Act 1875(50)
Section 40(9) as applied to compressed acetylene by the Compressed Acetylene (Importation) Regulations 1978(51)Licence for importation of compressed acetylene£39£127 per hour worked
Replacement of the above licence if lost£39

PART 4FEE PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE GRANTING AND TRANSFER OF PETROLEUM-SPIRIT LICENCES

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Provision under which a fee is payablePurpose of applicationFee
Notes:
1. In the case of a solid substance for which by virtue of an Order in Council made under section 19 of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 a licence is required, the fee payable under this Schedule is calculated as if one kilogram of the substance were equivalent to one litre.
2. The fee payable for a licence of more or less than one year’s duration is the fee set out above increased or decreased, as the case may be, proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the licence is granted or renewed.
Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928(52)
Section 4 (see Notes 1 and 2)Licence to keep petroleum
spirit of a quantity—
not exceeding 2,500 litres£42 for each year of licence
exceeding 2,500 litres but not exceeding 50,000 litres£58 for each year of licence
exceeding 50,000 litres£120 for each year of licence
Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936(53)
Section 1(4)Transfer of petroleum spirit licence£8

PART 5APPLICATIONS UNDER PARAGRAPH (1) OF THE PROVISO TO ORDER IN COUNCIL (NO. 30) OF 2ND FEBRUARY 1937(54) FOR APPROVALS OF PREMISES AND APPARATUS IN WHICH ACETYLENE IS TO BE MANUFACTURED OR KEPT

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Purpose of applicationFeeFee for work by Specialist Inspector
(a) Original approval of premises in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£39£127 per hour worked
(b) Amendment of an approval of premises in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£39£127 per hour worked
(c) Approval of apparatus in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£39£127 per hour worked

PART 6APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVALS IN RESPECT OF CONDITION (8) IN THE ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE (NO. 9) OF 23RD JUNE 1919(55)

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Purpose of applicationFeeFee for work by Specialist Inspector
(a) Original approval of premises in which acetylene is compressed£39£127 per hour worked
(b) Amendment of an approval of premises in which acetylene is compressed£39£127 per hour worked

PART 7FURTHER FEES PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN TESTING REQUIRED BY THE EXECUTIVE

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Purpose of applicationFee
(a) Application for a licence for the importation of compressed acetylene (Part 3 above)The reasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried out
(b) Approval of apparatus in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept (Part 5 above)The reasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried out

PART 8FEES FOR EXPLOSIVES CERTIFICATES UNDER THE CONTROL OF EXPLOSIVES REGULATIONS 1991

Table 1

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Provision under which a fee is payablePurpose of applicationFee

Regulation 4 of the 1991 Regulations(56)

(see Note)

(a) Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives, not including an application for an explosives certificate referred to in entries (g) or (i), at a site in relation to which a person holds a registration—
(i) one year’s duration£125
(ii) two years’ duration£156
(iii) three years’ duration£188
(iv) four years’ duration£219
(v) five years’ duration.£251
(b) Renewal of the above explosive certificate—
(i) one year’s duration£110
(ii) two years’ duration£130
(iii) three years’ duration£151
(iv) four years’ duration£173
(v) five years’ duration£193
(c) Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives, not including an application for an explosives certificate referred to in entries (g) or (i), at a site in relation to which a person holds a licence for the storage of no more than 2000 kilograms of explosives—
(i) one year’s duration£136
(ii) two years’ duration£166
(iii) three years’ duration£198
(iv) four years’ duration£229
(v) five years’ duration£261
(d) Renewal of the above explosive certificate—
(i) one year’s duration£130
(ii) two years’ duration£156
(iii) three years’ duration£183
(iv) four years’ duration£209
(v) five years’ duration£234
(e) Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives, not including an application for an explosives certificate referred to in entries (g) or (i), at a site in relation to which a person holds a licence for the storage of more than 2000 kilograms of explosives—
(i) one year’s duration£183
(ii) two years’ duration£219
(iii) three years’ duration£256
(iv) four years’ duration£292
(v) five years’ duration£329
(f) Renewal of the above explosives certificate—
(i) one year’s duration£161
(ii) two years’ duration£193
(iii) three years’ duration£224
(iv) four years’ duration£256
(v) five years’ duration£287
(g) Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping only shooters’ powder at a site in relation to which the applicant holds a licence or registration, where the applicant also makes a relevant application under the 1968 Act to the chief officer of police determining the explosives certificate application which is to be determined at the same time£24
(h) Renewal of the above explosives certificate where the applicant also makes a relevant application under the 1968 Act to the chief officer of police determining the renewal application which is to be determined at the same time£15
(i) Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping only shooters’ powder at a site in relation to which the applicant holds a licence or registration and the applicant also holds a relevant certificate, where no relevant application under the 1968 Act by the applicant is to be determined at the same time£44
(j) Renewal of the above explosives certificate where no relevant application under the 1968 Act by the applicant is to be determined at the same time£18
(k) Explosives certificate for acquiring more than 15 kilograms of explosives, not including an application for an explosives certificate referred to in entries (m) or (o)—
(i) one year’s duration£125
(ii) two years’ duration£156
(iii) three years’ duration£188
(iv) four years’ duration£219
(v) five years’ duration£251
(l) Renewal of the above explosive certificate—
(i) one year’s duration£110
(ii) two years’ duration£130
(iii) three years’ duration£151
(iv) four years’ duration£173
(v) five years’ duration£193
(m) Explosives certificate for acquiring more than 15 kilograms of shooters’ powder only, where the applicant also makes a relevant application under the 1968 Act to the chief officer of police determining the explosives certificate application which is to be determined at the same time£24
(n) Renewal of the above explosives certificate where the applicant also makes a relevant application under the 1968 Act to the chief officer of police determining the renewal application which is to be determined at the same time£15
(o) Explosives certificate for acquiring more than 15 kilograms of shooters’ powder only, where the applicant holds a relevant certificate and no relevant application under the 1968 Act by the applicant is to be determined at the same time£44
(p) Renewal of the above explosives certificate where no relevant application under the 1968 Act by the applicant is to be determined at the same time£18
(q) Replacement of any explosive certificate referred to in entries (a) to (f) and (k) and (l) if lost£35
(r) Replacement of any explosive certificate referred to in entries (g) to (j) and (m) to (p) if lost£10

Table 2

Note:
The fee payable for an explosive certificate or a renewal of an explosive certificate (“renewal”)—
(a) of less than one year’s duration is, respectively, the fee set out above of one year’s duration for the kind of explosive certificate or renewal to which the application relates, decreased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the explosive certificate or renewal is granted;
(b) of more than one but less than two years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set out above of one year’s duration for the kind of explosive certificate or a renewal to which the application relates increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the explosive certificate or renewal is granted;
(c) of more than two but less than three years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set out above of two years’ duration for the kind of explosive certificate or a renewal to which the application relates increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the explosive certificate or renewal is granted;
(d) of more than three but less than four years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set out above of three years’ duration for the kind of explosive certificate or a renewal to which the application relates increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the explosive certificate or renewal is granted;
(e) of more than four but less than five years’ duration is, respectively, the fee set out above of four years’ duration for the kind of explosive certificate or a renewal to which the application relates increased proportionately according to the duration of the period for which the explosive certificate or renewal is granted.

The fee for a check carried out for the purposes of

regulation 4(6)(d) of the 1991 Regulations is £5

Regulation 11

SCHEDULE 9FEES FOR APPLICATION FOR OR CHANGES TO AN EXPLOSIVES LICENCE UNDER PART IX OF THE DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN HARBOUR AREAS REGULATIONS 1987

12
Purpose of the applicationFee
Grant of an explosives licence or alteration of the terms of an existing explosives licence£688 plus £127 per hour worked
Change of licence name or address£54

Regulation 13

SCHEDULE 10FEES FOR NOTIFICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS UNDER THE GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (CONTAINED USE) REGULATIONS 2000

12
DescriptionFee
(a) Notification of intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1)£472
(b) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£943
(c) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£943
(d) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,022
(e) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,022
(f) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,178
(g) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as the notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,178
(h) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£943
(i) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£943
(j) Notification of additional information under regulation 15(3)£706
(k) Application for the written agreement of the competent authority under regulation 18(2) where the application is made after a notification has been submitted pursuant to regulation 9(1), 10(1), 11(1) or 12(1)£706

Regulation 14

SCHEDULE 11FEES PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS

12
FunctionPerson by whom fee is payable
Assessing a design notification (sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(1) or 9(1) of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator or owner who sent the design notification to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Assessing a relocation notification (sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(2) of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator who sent the relocation notification to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Assessing a safety case or a revision to a current safety case (sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to accept that safety case or revision and accepting any such safety case or revisionThe operator or owner who sent the safety case or revision to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Providing advice with respect to the preparation of a safety case or a revision to a current safety case which is proposed to be sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 2005 RegulationsThe operator or owner who has requested that advice
Assessing whether to grant an exemption pursuant to regulation 23 of the 2005 Regulations and granting any such exemptionThe operator or owner who has requested the exemption

Regulation 15

SCHEDULE 12FEES PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF GAS SAFETY FUNCTIONS

12
FunctionPerson by whom fee is payable
Assessing a safety case or a revision of a safety case (sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 1996 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to accept that safety case or revision, and accepting any such safety case or revisionThe person conveying gas, the person intending to convey gas or the network emergency co-ordinator who has prepared the safety case or revision pursuant to that provision
Providing advice with respect to the preparation of a safety case or revision to a safety case which is proposed to be sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 1996 RegulationsThe person conveying gas, the person intending to convey gas or the network co-ordinator who has requested that advice
Assessing whether to grant an exemption pursuant to regulation 11 of the 1996 RegulationsThe operator or owner who has requested the exemption

Regulation 16

SCHEDULE 13FEES PAYABLE IN RELATION TO NUCLEAR ASSESSMENTS, DESIGN PROPOSALS AND POTENTIAL NUCLEAR SITE APPLICATIONS UNDER SECTION 1(1) OF THE 1965 ACT

Table 1

123
Statutory provisionPurpose of the workPerson by whom the fee is payable
(a)

Section 11(1) of the 1974 Act(57)

(b)

Section 11(1) of the 1974 Act and sections 1(1) and 3 of the 1965 Act(58)

Preparing an assessment agreementThe person who has requested the assessment of the design proposal
Assessing a design proposal

Table 2

123
Statutory ProvisionPurpose of the workPerson by whom the fee is payable
Section 11(1) of the 1974 Act and sections 1(1) and 3 of the 1965 ActProviding advice to a potential applicant for a licence under section 1(1) of the 1965 Act on any matter relating to a potential application for a licenceThe person who has requested the advice

Regulation 18

SCHEDULE 14FEES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVALS UNDER THE HEALTH AND SAFETY (FIRST-AID) REGULATIONS 1981

Table 1

123
Fee for an original approvalFee for an additional site-visitFee for renewal of approval
£1,693£565£117

Table 2

1234
Fee for an initial site- visitFee for any additional site-visitFee for a site-visit to investigate a complaintFee for a cancelled site-visit
£576£565£576£576

Regulation 19

SCHEDULE 15FEES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVALS UNDER THE OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS AND PIPELINES WORKS (FIRST-AID) REGULATIONS 1989

Table 1

1234
Fee for an original approval of first-aid trainingFee for an original approval of medical trainingFee for renewal of approval of first-aid trainingFee for renewal of approval of medical training
£1,693£2,333£117£117

Table 2

12
Fee for an additional site-visit relating to first-aid trainingFee for an additional site-visit relating to medical training
£565£1,335

Table 3

1234
Fee for an initial site-visit relating to first-aid trainingFee for an initial site-visit relating to medical trainingFee for any additional site-visit relating to first-aid trainingFee for any additional site-visit relating to medical training
£576£1,335£565£1,335

Table 4

1234
Fee for a site-visit to investigate a complaint relating to first-aid trainingFee for a site-visit to investigate a complaint relating to medical trainingFee for a cancelled site-visit relating to first-aid trainingFee for a cancelled site-visit relating to medical training
£576£1,335£576The reasonable cost to the Executive due to the cancellation

Regulation 21

SCHEDULE 16FEES FOR NOTIFICATIONS UNDER THE NOTIFICATION OF CONVENTIONAL TOWER CRANES REGULATIONS 2010

12
DescriptionFee
Notification of the information required by regulation 4(1) of the 2010 Regulations in respect of a conventional tower crane installed on a construction site, including information concerning the thorough examination pursuant to regulation 9(2) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998(59) of that crane prior to it being put into service£20
Notification of the information required by regulation 4(2) of the 2010 Regulations in respect of a conventional tower crane installed on a construction site, including information concerning any thorough examination pursuant to regulation 9(3) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 of that crane£20

Regulation 22

SCHEDULE 17FEES FOR NOTIFICATIONS UNDER THE BOREHOLE SITES AND OPERATIONS REGULATIONS 1995

12
FunctionPerson by whom fee is payable
Assessing a notification sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(1) of the 1995 Regulations for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator of a borehole site
Assessing a notification sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(2) of the 1995 Regulations for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator of a borehole site
Assessing a notification sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(3) of the 1995 Regulations for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe person entitled to drill the borehole
Assessing a notification sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(4) of the 1995 Regulations for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator of a borehole site
Assessing a notification sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(5) of the 1995 Regulations for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator of a borehole site or, in the case of particulars previously notified under regulation 6(3) of the 1995 Regulations, the person entitled to drill the borehole

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

1.  Regulation 1(2) provides that these Regulations are to cease to have effect five years after they come into force.

2.  These Regulations revoke and replace the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/579). Every fee in the 2010 Regulations is reproduced by these Regulations without increase, the exceptions being fees which are not reproduced as they related to the now-revoked Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983 (S.I. 1983/1140).

3.  These Regulations introduce fees payable by specified persons in respect of the performance by the Executive of certain functions specified in the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995 (regulation 22 and Schedule 17).

4.  These Regulations introduce fees for intervention payable in respect of functions performed by the Executive in relation to contraventions of the relevant statutory provisions (regulations 23 to 25).

5.  These Regulations fix or determine the fees payable by an applicant to, in most cases, the Health and Safety Executive (“the Executive”), in respect of an application made for—

(a)an approval under mines and quarries legislation (regulation 2 and Schedule 1);

(b)an approval of plant or equipment under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974 (regulation 3 and Schedule 2);

(c)an approval of a scheme or programme under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 (regulation 4 and Schedule 3);

(d)a licence under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and the reassessment of an application to grant, amendment to, and replacement of, such a licence (regulation 5 and Schedule 4);

(e)an approval of dosimetry services for the purposes of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 or the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001, and an amendment to such an approval (regulation 8 and Schedule 7);

(f)a licence to manufacture or store explosives or for registration for storing explosives under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005; an acetylene importation licence under section 40(9) of the Explosives Act 1875; an approval under certain instruments made under that Act in relation to acetylene; a licence under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928; the transfer of a licence under the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936; an explosives certificate under the Control of Explosives Regulations 1991 (regulation 9 and Schedule 8). These Regulations include lower fees in respect of applications for explosives certificates relating to shooters’ powder (entries (g) to (j) and (m) to (p) in Table 1 of Part 8 of Schedule 8);

(g)an explosives licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (regulation 11 and Schedule 9),

and in respect of—

(h)a notification or application under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000 (regulation 13 and Schedule 10);

(i)an “assessment agreement” and a “design proposal” as defined in regulation 16 for nuclear installations (regulation 16 and Schedule 13);

(j)an approval under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (regulations 18 and 20 and Schedule 14);

(k)an approval under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 (regulations 19 and 20 and Schedule 15); and

(l)a notification made under the Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010 (regulation 21 and Schedule 16).

6.  These Regulations fix fees to be paid in respect of medical examinations and surveillance by an employment medical adviser which are required under certain of the relevant statutory provisions (regulations 6 and 7 and Schedules 5 and 6).

7.  These Regulations fix a fee, payable by employers, to cover the cost to the Executive of processing information sent on behalf of those employers pursuant to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (regulation 8 and Schedule 7).

8.  These Regulations determine fees payable by specified persons in respect of the performance by the Executive of certain functions specified in the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 (regulation 14 and Schedule 11).

9.  These Regulations determine fees payable by specified persons in respect of the performance by the Executive of the following functions specified in the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996—

(a)assessing a safety case or a revision of a safety case;

(b)providing advice with respect to the preparation of a safety case; and

(c)assessing whether to grant an exemption (regulation 15 and Schedule 12).

10.  These Regulations determine fees for advice given to nuclear licensees or potential licensees for the performance by the Executive of the following functions—

(a)preparing an assessment agreement and assessing a design proposal for a nuclear site; and

(b)advice given to potential applicants for a nuclear site licence in relation to their potential application (regulation 16 and Schedule 13).

11.  These Regulations determine fees payable, in respect of the performance by or on behalf of the Executive or by an inspector appointed by it of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions—

(a)in relation to an offshore installation, by the operator or owner who has prepared a current safety case pursuant to the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 (regulation 14);

(b)by—

(i)a person conveying gas who has prepared a safety case pursuant to the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 or by a network emergency co-ordinator, in relation to a network (including a pipeline that it is intended will form part of the network) to which the safety case relates; and

(ii)a person conveying gas who has prepared a safety case pursuant to the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 and a major accident prevention document pursuant to the Pipelines Safety Regulations 1996, in relation to work relating to a major accident hazard pipeline (including the construction of a pipeline that it is intended will form part of the network) to which the major accident prevention document relates (regulation 15); and

(c)in relation to a nuclear site, by the licensee (regulation 16).

12.  Regulation 26 requires the Secretary of State to review the operation and effect of these Regulations and to publish a report within three years after the Regulations come into force. Following the review it will fall to the Secretary of State to consider whether the Regulations should be allowed to expire as regulation 1(2) provides, be revoked early, or continue in force with or without amendment. Given the effect of regulation 1(2), a further instrument would be needed to continue the Regulations in force with or without amendment or to revoke them early.

13.  Full impact assessments of the effect that the fees introduced by regulation 22 and regulations 23-25 will have on the costs of business and the third sector are available from the Health and Safety Executive, Financial Management Team, Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle Merseyside L20 7HS. These assessments are annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum, which is available alongside these Regulations at www.legislation.gov.uk.

14.  “Guidance on the application of Fee for Intervention” (1st edition) (regulation 23(5)) can be downloaded without charge at www.hse.gov.uk, and a priced copy may be purchased from HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA.

(1)

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) and Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7).

(2)

S.I. 1991/755 in relation to the control and regulation of genetically modified organisms.

(3)

1974 c.37; section 43 was amended by the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c.71), Schedule 15, paragraph 12, and S.I. 2002/794 and 2008/960.

(4)

Section 11 was amended by S.I. 2008/960.

(5)

1954 c.70; section 180 was amended by S.I. 1974/2013, 1993/1897 and 1999/2024.

(6)

S.I. 1999/2024, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(7)

1969 c.10; section 2(1) was amended by S.I. 1999/2024.

(8)

S.I. 1974/2013, modified by S.I. 1979/318.

(9)

S.I. 1974/2034; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1976/1247, 1981/1414 and 1990/1075.

(10)

S.I. 1984/1890, amended by S.I. 1986/392.

(12)

S.I. 2002/2676, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(13)

S.I. 1999/3232, amended by S.I. 2001/2975; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

(14)

S.I. 2001/2975, amended by S.I. 2002/2099; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant. An approval of dosimetry services for the purposes of regulation 14 of the 2001 Regulations is made under regulation 35 of the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/3232).

(15)

The manufacture of ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate is deemed to be the manufacture of an explosive by virtue of regulation 2(2) of the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 (S.I. 2005/1082).

(16)

1968 c.27; for applications for a firearm certificate and shot gun certificate, sections 26A and 26B were substituted for section 26 by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c.5), section 37. For applications to be registered as a firearms dealer, section 33 was amended by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c.45), section 13(1), and the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c.5), section 42(2). The definition of “firearms dealer” in section 57(4) was amended by the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (c.38), section 31(3).

(17)

S.I. 1991/1531; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2005/1082 and 2009/693.

(18)

S.I. 2005/1082; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2007/2598 and 2009/693.

(19)

1928 c.32; section 4 was amended by S.I. 1974/1942 and 1987/52.

(20)

1936 c.27; section 1(4) was amended by S.I. 1974/1942 and 1987/52.

(21)

S.I. 1987/37, amended by S.I.1988/712; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

(22)

S.I. 2000/2831; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2005/2466 and 2009/1892.

(23)

S.I. 2005/3117, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(24)

S.I. 1996/825, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(25)

S.I. 1996/551, to which there is an amendment not relevant to these Regulations.

(26)

1965 c.57; section 1(1) was amended by S.I. 1974/2056 and 1990/1918.

(27)

1974 c.37; section 24(2) was amended by the Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) Act 1998 (c.8), section 1(2)(a).

(28)

S.I. 2004/1861; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2004/2351, 2005/1865, 2007/2142, 2007/3224, 2008/2683, 2008/3240 and 2009/2748.

(29)

S.I. 1987/2197, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(30)

S.I. 1981/917, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(31)

S.I. 1989/1671, amended by S.I. 1993/1823; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

(32)

S.I. 2010/333, amended by S.I. 2010/811.

(33)

S.I. 1999/743; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2008/736 and 2008/1087.

(34)

S.I. 1995/2038, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(35)

Section 24(2) was amended by the Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) Act 1998 (c.8), section 1(2)(a).

(36)

S.I. 2004/1861; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2004/2351, 2005/1865, 2007/2142, 2007/3224, 2008/2683, 2008/3240 and 2009/2748.

(37)

1965 c.57; section 24A was inserted by the Atomic Energy Act 1989 (c.7), section 2(1), and amended by S.I. 2008/960.

(38)

S.I. 2000/2831, to which there are amendments not relevant to this provision.

(39)

S.I. 2002/2677, to which there are amendments not relevant to this provision.

(41)

S.I. 1999/743; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2005/1088, 2008/960 and 2008/2337.

(42)

S.I. 2000/2831; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2002/63, 2005/2466, 2008/960, 2009/693, 2009/1892 and 2010/2840.

(43)

S.I. 2001/880; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2003/429, 2007/293, 2008/960, 2009/716 and 2010/745.

(45)

S.I. 2010/579, amended by S.I. 2011/1885.

(46)

S.I. 1999/3232, amended by S.I. 2008/960; there are other amending instruments, but none is relevant.

(47)

S.I. 2002/2677, amended by S.I. 2008/960; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

(48)

S.I. 1996/1656, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(49)

S.I.2005/1082; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2007/2598 and 2009/693; there is another amending instrument but it is not relevant.

(50)

1875 c.17. Section 40 was repealed by S.I. 2005/1082. By virtue of regulation 27(17) of that S.I., despite the repeal of section 40, paragraph (9) of that section (as it had effect before the commencement of Schedule 4 to S.I. 1993/2714) continues to apply to acetylene as it applied before the commencement of S.I. 2005/1082.

(51)

S.I. 1978/1723, amended by S.I. 2004/568 and 2007/1573.

(52)

1928 c.32; section 4 was amended by S.I. 1974/1942 and 1987/52.

(53)

1936 c.27; section 1(4) was amended by S.I. 1974/1942 and 1987/52.

(54)

S.R. & O. 1937/54; relevant amending instruments are S.R. & O. 1947/805 and S.I. 1974/1885, 1984/510 and 2005/1082.

(56)

S.I. 1991/1531; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2005/1082 and 2009/693.

(57)

1974 c. 37; section 11 was amended by S.I. 2008/960.

(58)

1965 c.57; section 1(1) was amended by S.I. 1974/2056 and 1990/1918. Section 3 was amended by S.I. 1974/2056; the Water Act 1989 (c.15), Schedule 25, paragraph 33; the Electricity Act 1989 (c.29), Schedule 16, paragraph 11; the Environment Act 1995 (c.25), Schedule 22, paragraph 7 and Schedule 24; S.I. 2004/1822; the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (c.23), Schedule 14, paragraph 6 and Schedule 22, Part 4; and S.I. 2010/675.

(59)

S.I. 1998/2307, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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