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Health And Safety

Volume 984: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what qualifications the Health and Safety Executive considers it necessary for an inspector to have before he can be authorised to enforce The Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 1908; and if he is satisfied that only persons having those qualifications have been so authorised.

[pursuant to his reply, 29 April 1980, c. 322]: All those appointed as Her Majesty's inspectors of factories are regarded as qualified to enforce The Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 1908 and 1944, and are authorised accordingly. Where necessary, advice and assistance is provided by specialist electrical inspectors.