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Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965

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179Regulations, rules and orders.N.I.

(1)All regulations made under this Act, not being regulations made under section 34(4) or (7) or section 52(2) shall be subject to negative resolution.

Subs. (2) rep. by SR 1979/246

(3)Any power conferred by this Act to prescribe standards or impose requirements shall include power to do so by reference to the approval of the chief inspector [F1 or a person appointed by[F2 the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland]].

F3[(4)The provisions of Article 46 of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 [1978 NI 9] shall apply to any power, to make an order which is exercisable by statutory rule and conferred by this Act, as they apply to a power to make regulations.]

(5)Any regulations or order made by the Ministry under this Act may be made for a limited period or without limit of period and may be made subject to such conditions as it thinks fit, and may contain such supplemental and consequential provisions as it considers necessary for giving full effect to the regulations or order.

Subs. (6) rep. by SR 1979/246

(7)For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared—

(a)that any order applicable only to particular persons, premises, boilers, employment, operations or work or to persons employed at particular premises or on work supervised from particular premises;

(b)that any order revoking an order which is not a statutory rule within the meaning of the [F4 Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 [1979 NI 12] ];

made in the exercise of powers conferred by this Act, is not made in the exercise of a power of a legislative character within the meaning of [F4 Article 4( a) of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 [1979 NI 12] ].

F2SR 1999/150

F3SR 1979/246

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