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The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

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1992 No. 2793


The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992


5th November 1992

Laid before Parliament

16th November 1992

Coming into force

1st January 1993

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 15(1), (2), (3)(a), (5)(a) and (9) and 80(1), (2)(a) and (4) of, and paragraphs 1(1)(a) and (c) and 8 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(1) (“ the 1974 Act”) and of all other powers enabling her in that behalf and—


for the purpose of giving effect without modifications to proposals submitted to her by the Health and Safety Commission under section 11(2)(d) of the 1974 Act after the carrying out by the said Commission of consultations in accordance with section 50(3) of that Act; and


it appearing to her that the repeal of section 18(1)(f) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933(2) and section 28(1)(f) of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937(3) except insofar as those provisions apply to such employment as is permitted under section 1(2) of the Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act 1920(4) is expedient in consequence of the Regulations referred to below after the carrying out by her of consultations in accordance with section 80(4) of the 1974 Act,

hereby makes the following Regulations:


1974 c. 37; sections 15(1), 50(3) and 80(4) were amended by the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c. 71), Schedule 15, paragraphs 6, 16(3) and 19 respectively.

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