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Chemicals (Safety Regulations)

Volume 952: debated on Friday 23 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he is satisfied that the safety regulations controlling the transport of chemicals on the roads of Wales are adequately enforced and observed.

The situation in Wales is the same as in England. Observance and enforcement are not unsatisfactory but further improvement is desirable. The Health and Safety Commission is preparing regulations which would extend control and clarify some areas of uncertainty in the powers of enforcement.