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Agency agreements: 1975 - 2000

Agreement Other parties Contents Date in force
Agency Agreement between Department of the Environment and HSC on Gas Safety (Rights of Entry) Regulations 1996: Residual Matters. DoE (now Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) HSC authorised to perform various functions under these 1996 Regulations.


This Agency Agreement was withdrawn on 1st October 2017

Agency Agreement under Section 13 (1) (b) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 relating to pesticides. MAFF/DoE (now Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)/ Department of Health/Welsh Office/Scottish Office HSC authorised to enforce Part III of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 in relation to contraventions of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986; evaluation of applications for the approval of pesticides under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985. 27/02/97
Agency Agreement between Department of Transport and HSC regarding railway safety Department of Transport Delegates residual (no-HSWA) regulatory requirements from DOT to HSC. 9/10/96
Agency Agreement regarding the administration and enforcement of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 Department of Employment (now Department for Work & Pensions) Act requires employers to insure against their liability for personal injury to their employees. 1975
Agency Agreement with the Northern Ireland Department of Economic Development for HSC to exercise powers conferred by section 13(1) (c) and (g) of HSW etc. Act 1974 Northern Ireland Office: Department of Economic Development HSE inspectors to be appointed to carry out pipelines inspections under Northern Ireland legislation. n/a

Updated 19.11.2016

Updated 2016-11-19