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1977 No. 500

HEALTH AND SAFETY

The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977

Made

16th March 1977

Laid before Parliament

28th March 1977

Coming into Operation

1st October 1978

Whereas the Health and Safety Commission has submitted to the Secretary of State, under section 11(2)(d) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (“the 1974 Act”) as amended by paragraph 4 of Schedule 15 to the Employment Protection Act 1975 (“the 1975 Act”), proposals for the making of Regulations after the carrying out by the said Commission of consultations in accordance with section 50(3) of the 1974 Act as amended by paragraph 16(3) of Schedule 15 to the 1975 Act;

And whereas the Secretary of State has made modifications to the said proposals under section 50(1) of the 1974 Act and has consulted the said Commission thereon in accordance with section 50(2) of the 1974 Act, both of which provisions have been amended by paragraph 16 of Schedule 15 to the 1975 Act;

And whereas under section 80(1) of the 1974 Act it appears to the Secretary of State that the modification of paragraph 16 of Schedule 1 to the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 made in Regulation 11(5) below is expedient in connection with the provision made by Regulation 4(2) below and, in accordance with section 80(4) of the 1974 Act as substituted by paragraph 19 of Schedule 15 to the 1975 Act, he has consulted such bodies as appeared to him to be appropriate on the proposed modification;

Now therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 2(4) and (7), 15(1), (3)(b) and (5)(b), 80(1) and (4) and 82(3)(a) of the 1974 Act as amended by paragraphs 2, 6 and 19 of Schedule 15 to the 1975 Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf and so as to give effect to the said proposals of the said Commission (with the said modifications) and so as to modify the said provision in the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

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