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CD260 – Public consultation and associated communication activities to repeal or revoke twelve legislative measures 

This consultative document seeks views on the Health and Safety Executive’s proposals to remove twelve legislative measures (two Acts and ten Regulations) which HSE believes are either redundant or have been overtaken by more up to date legislation. It is proposed that the following legislation be removed:

The key changes include:

  • Factories Act 1961 (FA61)
  • Offices, Shops & Railway Premises Act 1963 (OSRPA)
  • Factories Act (Docks, Building and Engineering Construction, etc) Modification Regulations 1938
  • Factories Act 1937 (Extension of Section 46) Regulations 1948
  • Factories Act 1961 and Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 2009
  • Factories Act 1961 (Repeals) Regulations 1975
  • Factories Act 1961 etc (Metrication) Regulations 1983
  • Factories Act 1961 etc (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974
  • Factories Act 1961 etc (Repeals) Regulations 1976
  • Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974
  • Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (Repeals) Regulations 1975
  • Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 etc (Repeals) Regulations 1976

View the consultative document.

Respond to the consultation using the online questionnaire or download a form to complete.

This consultation began on 17 June and ended on 12 July 2013.

Update - November 2013

An analysis of consultation responses is now available.

Responses should be sent by 12 July 2013 to:

Robbie Cowley
Health and Safety Executive
Redgrave Court
Merton Road
Bootle
Liverpool
L20 7HS
0151 951 3842
Email: repealsandrevocations@hse.gov.uk
Updated 2014-01-27