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Consultative document on scrapping outdated legislation

Dec 2nd 2013. The Health and Safety Executive have released CD260, a public consultation 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 or download the consultative document PDF here.

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

This consultation began on 17 June and ended on 12 July 2013.
Responses should be sent to:

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