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CD238Proposals to revoke seven Statutory Instruments

This consultative document seeks views on the Health and Safety Executive's proposals to revoke six Regulations and one Order that have been identified as being redundant or that have been overtaken by more up-to-date Regulations. It is proposed that the following legislation be removed:

  1. Anthrax Prevention Order 1971 etc (Revocation) Regulations 2005.
  2. Employment Medical Advisory Service (Factories Act Orders etc Amendment) Order 1973
  3. Health and Safety (Foundries etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1981
  4. Non-ferrous Metals (Melting and Founding) Regulations 1962
  5. Pottery (Health and Welfare) Special Regulations 1950
  6. Pottery (Health etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1982
  7. Regulations for use of locomotives and waggons on lines and sidings in or used in connection with premises under the Factory and Workshop Act 1901 (1906) (1906 No.679)

This consultation ended on 12 March 2012.

Outcome of the consultation on proposals to revoke seven Statutory Instruments

HSE Board paper HSE/12/28 reports the outcome of the HSE’s formal statutory consultation on the proposals to revoke seven Statutory Instruments.

The subsequent revoking regulations, The Health & Safety (Miscellaneous Revocations) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 2012/1537), were laid before Parliament on 18 June 2012 and came into force on 1 October 2012.

Updated 2012-10-01