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The Heavy Fuel Oil (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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Statutory Instruments

2014 No. 162

Health And Safety

Town And Country Planning, England

The Heavy Fuel Oil (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Made

28th January 2014

Laid before Parliament

30th January 2014

Coming into force

20th February 2014

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) (“the 1972 Act”) in relation to measures relating to the prevention and limitation of the effects of accidents involving dangerous substances(2).

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 15(1) and (2) of, and paragraph 1(1)(b) of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(3) (“the 1974 Act”), sections 5 and 40 of the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990(4) (“the 1990 Act”) and section 2(2) of the 1972 Act.

In doing so the Secretary of State gives effect without modifications to proposals submitted to him by the Health and Safety Executive under section 11(3) of the 1974 Act after consulting in accordance with section 50(3) of that Act.

(1)

1972 c.68; section 2(2) was amended by section 27 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) and section 3 of, and Part 1 of the Schedule to, the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7). The power of Ministers to make regulations in relation to matters in or regards Scotland is preserved by section 57(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46).

(3)

1974 c.37; section 11(3) was inserted by S.I. 2008/960; section 15(1) was inserted by the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c.71), Schedule 15, paragraph 6, and also amended by S.I. 2002/794; section 50(3) was amended by the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c.71), Schedule 15, paragraph 16, the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c.7), Schedule 7, paragraph 6, and also by S.I. 2008/960.

(4)

1990 c.10; section 40 was amended by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c.5), Schedule 6, paragraph 27.

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