Page 2(d) . . .(2) The provisions of this Part relating to the making of health andsafety regulations . . . and the preparation and approval of codes of practiceshall in particular have effect with a view to enabling the enactments speci-fied in the third column of Schedule 1 and the regulations, orders and otherinstruments in force under those enactments to be progressively replaced by asystem of regulations and approved codes of practice operating in combinationwith the other provisions of this Part and designed to maintain or improve thestandards of health, safety and welfare established by or under those enact-ments.(3) For the purposes of this Part risks arising out of or in connectionwith the activities of persons at work shall be treated as including risks at-tributable to the manner of conducting an undertaking, the plant or substancesused for the purposes of an undertaking and the condition of premises so usedor any part of them.(4) References in this Part to the general purposes of this Part are ref-erences to the purposes mentioned in subsection (1) above.
To be appointed
To be appointed: see s 85(2).
Appointment: 1 October 1974: see SI 1974/1439, art 2(a), Sch 1.
Sub-s (1): words omitted repealed by the Environmental Protection Act 1990, s162, Sch 16, Part I.Sub-s (2): words omitted repealed by the Employment Protection Act 1975, ss116, 125(3), Sch 15, para 1, Sch 18.
Modification: sub-s (1)(c) modified, for the purposes only of enabling regula-tions under s 15 hereof to be made, by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act1974 (Application to Environmentally Hazardous Substances) Regulations 1996,SI 1996/2075, reg 2(1).
See further, in relation to the extension of the general purposes of Part I:the Offshore Safety Act 1992, ss 1(1), 2(1), and the Railways Act 1993, s117(2), (6).
Control of Asbestos in the Air Regulations 1990, SI 1990/556 (made under sub-s(1)(b), (d)).