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Health And Safety Inspectors

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will issue a direction to the Health and Safety Commission under section 12(b) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, requiring the commission to ensure that the Health and Safety Executive appoints health and safety inspectors by an instrument in writing specifying which of the powers conferred on inspectors by the relevant statutory provisions are to be exercisable by the person appointed.

No. The Health and Safety Executive is already required to do this by section 19(2) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.