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Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965

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(1)Subject to subsection (3), the provisions of this Act specified in subsection (2) shall apply to any work carried out in a harbour or wet dock in constructing, reconstructing, repairing, refitting, painting, finishing or breaking up a ship or in scaling, scurfing or cleaning boilers (including combustion chambers and smoke boxes) in a ship, or in cleaning oil-fuel tanks or bilges in a ship or any tank in a ship last used for oil of any description carried as cargo or any tank or hold last used for any substance so carried of a description specified in regulations of the Ministry as being of a dangerous or injurious nature; and for the purposes of those provisions as so applying the ship shall be deemed to be a factory, and any person undertaking the work shall be deemed to be the occupier of a factory.

(2)The said provisions are:—

(a)the provisions of sections 50 and 51 so far as they enable the Ministry to make regulations;

F1[(aa)the provisions of [F2 section 10A] ;]

Paras. (b)‐(d) rep. by SR 1979/246

(e)Part V;

  • Para. (f) rep. by 1990 NI 2

  • Para. (g) rep. by 1978 NI 9

  • Para. (h) rep. by SR 1979/246

(j)the provisions of Part X with respect to F3. . . , preservation of registers and records, …F4;

Para. (k) rep. by SR 1979/246

(l)Part XII;

(m)Part XIV.

(3)Nothing in this Act shall apply to any such work as is mentioned in subsection (1) which is done by the master or crew of a ship or done on board a ship during a trial run.

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