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Health And Safety At Work Etc Act

Volume 983: debated on Monday 28 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he proposes to prescribe premises under section 5 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act; and if he will make a statement.

Consideration will be given to the need to prescribe premises under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act when the Health and Safety Commission makes formal proposals to my right hon. Friend and my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland and Wales. I understand that the Commission will put forward proposals in the light of the response to the consultative document it issued last year on amendments to the lists of scheduled works and noxious or offensive gases administered,

1971 gives him default powers to make orders under section 45 to revoke or modify a planning permission in so far as it has not been implemented, and under section 51 to require the discontinuance of a use of land or the alteration or removal of buildings or works when that permission has been implemented.