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Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 3022


The Health and Safety (Repeals and Revocations) Regulations 1996


2nd December 1996

Coming into force

1st January 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by subsection (1) of section 37 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having consulted the Health and Safety Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with subsection (2) of that section, and having in accordance with subsection (3) of that section required the Commission to consult such persons as it considered appropriate for the purpose of deciding how it should respond to the consultation by the Secretary of State, and a draft of the following Regulations having been laid before Parliament in accordance with subsection (7) of that section and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety (Repeals and Revocations) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 1st January 1997.

Repeals and revocations

2.—(1) The enactments specified in column 2 of Part I of the Schedule are repealed to the extent specified in column 3 of that Part.

(2) The instruments specified in column 1 of Part II of the Schedule are revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State.

Paul Beresford

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of the Environment.

2nd December 1996

Regulation 2



Short titleChapterExtent of repeal
The Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) Act 19521952 c. 60The whole Act
The Factories Act 19611961 c. 34Section 68 and Schedule 1


The Flax and Tow Spinning and Weaving Regulations 1906S.R. & O. 1906/177
The Hemp Spinning and Weaving Regulations 1907S.R. & O. 1907/660
The Cotton Cloth Factories Regulations 1929S.R. & O. 1929/300
The Kiers Regulations 1938S.R. & O. 1938/106
The Jute (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1948S.I. 1948/1696
The Factories (Cotton Shuttles) Special Regulations 1952S.I. 1952/1495
The Agriculture (Ladders) Regulations 1957S.I. 1957/1385
The Agriculture (Safeguarding of Workplaces) Regulations 1959S.I. 1959/428
The Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) (Extension) Order 1960S.I. 1960/398
The Agriculture (Threshers and Balers) Regulations 1960S.I. 1960/1199
The Agriculture (Field Machinery) Regulations 1962S.I. 1962/1472
The Cotton Cloth (Record of Humidity) Order 1964S.I. 1964/558
The Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) (Extension) Order 1965S.I. 1965/1395
The Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) (Extension) Order 1966S.I. 1966/645

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations repeal and revoke the enactments and instruments specified in the Schedule on 1st January 1997.

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