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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 21


Health and Safety (Repeals and Revocations) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996


31st January 1996

To be laid before Parliament under paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974

Coming into operation

1st April 1996

The Department of Economic Development, being the Department concerned(1), in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 37(1)(c) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation in accordance with section 37(2) of that Act with the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland and such other persons as the Department considered appropriate, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety (Repeals and Revocations) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1996.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(3) In these Regulations “statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

Repeals and revocations

2.—(1) The statutory provisions specified in column 2 of Schedule 1 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in column 3 of that Schedule.

(2) The statutory provisions specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Economic Development on


Philip B. Strong

Assistant Secretary

31st January 1996.

Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 1Repeals of statutory provisions

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ReferenceShort titleExtent of repeal
26 Geo. 5 1 Edw. 8 c. 22.Hours of Employment (Conventions) Act 1936.The whole Act.
1965 c. 20 (N.I.).Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965.Part VIII.

Regulation 2(2)

SCHEDULE 2Revocations of statutory provisions

Column 1Column 2
Home Work Order of the 10th April, 1911.S.R. & O. 1911/394.
Home Work Order of the 9th February, 1912.S.R. & O. 1912/158.
Home Work Order of the 20th January, 1913.S.R. & O. 1913/91.
Factories (Home Work Order Variation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1939.S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1939 No. 61 (p. 190).

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations repeal the Hours of Employment (Conventions) Act 1936 in so far as it applies to Northern Ireland and Part VIII of the Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965. They also revoke certain orders relating to home work.


See section 37(9) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994, 1994 c. 40, for the definition of “appropriate authority” and Article 2(2) of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9), for the definition of “the Department concerned”

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