Proposals for the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments) Regs. (NI) 2014

Consultation opened on 14 April 2014. Closing date 07 July 2014.

Summary

This Consultation Document seeks comments on proposed Regulations which will repeal and revoke sixteen items of Northern Ireland legislation that have been identified as being redundant or that have been overtaken by more up to date Regulations.

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Consultation description

This Consultation Document seeks comments on proposed Regulations which will repeal and revoke sixteen items of Northern Ireland legislation that have been identified as being redundant or that have been overtaken by more up to date Regulations.

 The legislation proposed for removal is the:

  • The Celluloid & Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (1922 c.35)
  • The Construction (Head Protection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 (S.R. 1990 No.424)
  • Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984 (S.R. 1984 No.177)
  • Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. 2003 No.415)
  • Factories (Gas Holders—Record of Examinations) Order (Northern Ireland) 1939 (S.R. 1939 No.65); and Section 40 (2) of Factories Act (NI) 1965  (1965 c.20)        
  • Docks Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989 (S.R. 1989 No.320)
  • Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1971 (S.R. 1971 No.372)
  • Gasholders and Steam Boilers Regulations (Metrication) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 (S.R. 1982 No.125)
  • The Shipbuilding etc (Metrication) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 (S.R. 1990 No.5)
  • The Locomotives (Metrication) Regulations Northern Ireland 1983 (S.R. 1983 No. 287)
  • Construction Plant and Equipment (Noise Emission) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 1990 (S.R. 1990 No. 102)
  • Construction Plant and Equipment (Noise Emission) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 1999 (S.R. 1999 No. 123)
  • Construction (Metrication) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989 (S.R. 1989 No. 300)
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 (S.R. 1995 No. 26)
  • Reports of Appointed Factory Doctors Order (Northern Ireland) 1968 (S.R. & O. 1968 No. 228)
  • Factories (Postponement of Certain Requirements) Order (Northern Ireland) 1939 (S.R. & O. 1939 No. 74)

The Regulations also enact a number of consequential amendments arising from the proposed revocations. In addition the Regulations effect a technical amendment to the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995, and two minor corrections to The Control of Asbestos Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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