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Proposals to remove fourteen legislative measures

Summary

1. This consultative document sets out Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) rationale for the repeal or revocation of fourteen legislative measures (one Act, twelve Regulations and one Order). HSE believes these are either redundant, have been overtaken by more up to date Regulations or do not deliver their expected benefits.

2. This consultation proposes the removal of the:

  • Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922
  • Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (Exemptions) Regulations 1980
  • Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974
  • Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989
  • Docks Regulations 1988
  • Docks, Shipbuilding etc (Metrication) Regulations 1983
  • Gasholders (Record of Examinations) Order 1938 and a related provision (section 39 (2)) in the Factories Act 1961
  • Gasholders and Steam Boilers (Metrication) Regulations 1981
  • Locomotives etc Regulations 1906 (Metrication) Regulations 1981
  • Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010
  • Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes (Amendment) Regulations 2010
  • Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations 1982
  • Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances (Amendment) Regulations 2002
  • Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations 1960