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The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014

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Statutory Instruments

2014 No. 1663

Health And Safety

The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014

Made

23rd June 2014

Laid before Parliament

30th June 2014

Coming into force

1st October 2014

The Secretary of State has been 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 in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and by sections 15(1), (2), (3)(b) and (5)(b), 52(2) and (3) and 82(3)(a) of, and paragraphs 1(1)(b) and (c), (2), (4) and (5), 3, 4(1), 5, 6, 8(2), 9, 11, 13(1) and (3), 14, 15(1), 16, 17 and 20 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(3) (“the 1974 Act”).

These Regulations give effect without modification to proposals submitted to the Secretary of State by the Health and Safety Executive under section 11(3)(4) of the 1974 Act.

Before submitting those proposals to the Secretary of State, the Health and Safety Executive consulted the bodies that appeared to it to be appropriate, as required by section 50(3)(5) of the 1974 Act.

(1)

1972 c. 68. Section 2(2) was amended by section 27(1)(a) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51) and Part 1 of the Schedule to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c. 7) In relation to Scotland, see also section 57(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) which provides that, despite the transfer to the Scottish Ministers of functions in relation to observing and implementing European Union law, any function of a Minister of the Crown in relation to any matter shall continue to be exercisable in relation to Scotland by that Minister, for the purposes specified in section 2(2) of the 1972 Act.

(3)

1974 c. 37. Section 15(1) was substituted by paragraph 6 of Schedule 15 to the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c. 71) and amended by S.I. 2002/794. Section 15(2) was amended by paragraphs 1 and 5(3) of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013 (c. 32). Section 52(3) was substituted by paragraph 17 of Schedule 15 to the Employment Protection Act 1975 and amended by S.I. 2002/794.

(4)

Section 11(3) was substituted by S.I. 2008/960.

(5)

Section 50(3) was amended by paragraph 16 of Schedule 15 to the Employment Protection Act 1975, S.I. 2008/960, paragraphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 7 to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7) and by paragraphs 1 and 11(1) of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013.

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