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The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999

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1999 No. 743


The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999


11th March 1999

Laid before Parliament

11th March 1999

Coming into force

1st April 1999

The Secretary of State, being the designated(1) Minister for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to measures relating to the prevention and limitation of the effects of accidents involving dangerous substances, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 2 and by sections 15(1), (2), (3), (4)(a) and (5)(b), 43(2) and (6) and 82(3)(a) of, and paragraphs 1(1) and (2), 15(1), 16, and 20 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(3) (“the 1974 Act”) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf and for the purpose of giving effect with modifications to proposals submitted to him by the Health and Safety Commission under section 11(2)(d) of the 1974 Act after the carrying out by the Commission of consultations in accordance with section 50(3) of that Act and after the Secretary of State consulting the Commission in respect of those modifications in accordance with section 50(2) of the Act, hereby makes the following regulations—


S.I. 1998/1750.


1974 c. 37, Sections 15 and 50 were amended by the Employment Protection Act 1975 (c. 71) Schedule 15, paragraphs 6 to 16 respectively.

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