Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Repeals and savings.

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4.—(1) Sections 38 and 41 of the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 are repealed.

(2) The existing enactments set out in Part 1 of Schedule 2 are repealed.

(3) Where any document refers to an existing enactment repealed by this Act and provision is made by this Act corresponding to that enactment, then, unless the context otherwise requires, that reference shall be construed as or, as the case may be, as including a reference to the corresponding provision of this Act.

(4) Subject to subsection (3), in so far as any instrument (including any order or regulation) made or issued and any other thing done under an existing enactment set out in Part 1 of Schedule 2 is in force immediately before the repeal of such enactment by subsection (2) could have been made, issued or done under a corresponding provision of this Act, it shall not be invalidated by the repeals effected by subsection (2) but, except in so far as this Act otherwise provides, shall continue in force as if made, issued or done under this Act.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.05.2008) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Quarries) (Repeals and Revocations) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 29 of 2008).

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With reference to subs. (2), any dates of repeal of the provisions listed are as follows:

Chapter, Number and Year

(1)

Title

(1)

Date of repeal

45 & 46 Vict., c. 22

Boiler Explosions Act 1882

Repeal commenced (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 446 of 2012)

53 & 54 Vict., c. 35

Boiler Explosions Act 1890

Repeal commenced (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 446 of 2012)

No. 7 of 1965

Mines and Quarries Act 1965

Repeal commenced (1.05.2008) insofar as Act relates to quarries by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Quarries) (Repeals and Revocations) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 29 of 2008).

Dangerous Substances Acts 1972 and 1979

Safety in Industry Acts 1955 and 1980

Safety in Industry Act 1980 (9/1980), s. 24, repeal commenced (1.01.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Repeals) (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 519 of 2015), art. 2(b).

Factories Act 1955 (10/1955), s. 86, repeal commenced (1.01.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Repeals) (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 519 of 2015), art. 2(a).

Factories Act 1955 (10/1955), ss. 40, 41, 42 and 43, repeal commenced (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 446 of 2012).

Factories Act 1955 (10/1955), ss. 33, 34, 35, 115 and 116, repeal commenced (1.11.2007) by Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act 2005 (Repeals) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 300 of 2007).

Safety in Industry Act 1980 (9/1980), ss. 28 and 29, repeal commenced (1.11.2007) by Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act 2005(Repeals)(Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 300 of 2007).

Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) Acts 1987 and 1995

No. 7 of 1989

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989

Repealed commenced ( 1.09.2005) by Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 328 of 2005)

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Instruments continued as if made, issued or done in force under this Act in accordance with subs. (4) are listed below.

Boiler Explosions Acts 1882 and 1890

• None

Mines and Quarries Act 1965

• (1.04.1987) Mines (Safety Training) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 85 of 1987)

• (31.08.1979) Mines (General) (Amendment) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 279 of 1979)

• (1.02.1977) Tara Mine (Winding) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 14 of 1977)

• (1.02.1976) Tynagh Mine (Winding) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 330 of 1975)

• (1.02.1976) Mines (General) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 331 of 1975)

• (1.07.1974) Mines and Quarries (General Register) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 97 of 1974)

• (1.07.1973) Mines (Mechanically Propelled Vehicles) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 153 of 1973)

• (1.12.1972) Mines (Fire and Rescue) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 226 of 1972)

• (1.07.1972) Mines (Explosives) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 123 of 1972)

• (1.10.1971) Mines (Locomotives) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 238 of 1971)

• (14.07.1971) Mines and Quarries Inquiries (Draft Regulations) Rules 1971 (S.I. No. 219 of 1971) (partially revoked, in force in relation to mines)

• (1.06.1970) Mines (Surveyors and Plans) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 78 of 1970)

• (1.06.1970) Mines and Quarries (Notification of Dangerous Occurrences) Order 1970 (S.I. No. 76 of 1970)

• (1.06.1970) Mines and Quarries (References) Rules 1970 (S.I. No. 75 of 1970)

• (1.06.1970) Mines (Managers and Officials) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 74 of 1970)

• (1.06.1970) Mines and Quarries Act, 1965 (Commencement) Order 1970 (S.I. No. 73 of 1970)

• (2.08.1966) Mines and Quarries Act, 1965 (Section 151) (Commencement) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 183 of 1966)

Dangerous Substances Acts 1972 and 1979

• (1.01.2011) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 628 of 2010)

• (1.01.2009) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 593 of 2008)

• (1.01.2007) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 630 of 2006)

• (1.01.2005) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 860 of 2004)

• (1.01.2003) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 624 of 2002)

• (1.01.2002) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 584 of 2001)

• (1.01.2000) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 424 of 1999)

• (2.05.1995) Dangerous Substances (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)

• (1.09.1990) Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 201 of 1990)

• (1.12.1988) Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 303 of 1988)

• (1.07.1988) Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 128 of 1988)

• (28.09.1979) Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)

• (28.09.1979) Dangerous Substances (Oil Jetties) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 312 of 1979)

• (28.09.1979) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)

• (28.09.1979) Dangerous Substances (Licensing Fees) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 301 of 1979)

• (28.09.1979) Dangerous Substances Act, 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979)

Safety in Industry Acts 1955 and 1980

• (1.07.1983) Safety in Industry (Fees of Certifying Doctors) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 256 of 1983)

• (1.01.1983) Safety in Industry Act (Commencement) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 259 of 1982)

• (1.06.1982) Safety in Industry (Abrasive Wheels) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 30 of 1982); revoked (1.07.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 36 of 2016), reg. 5(c), in effect as per reg. 4, subject to transitional provision in reg. 8.

• (1.03.1982) Safety in Industry (Vehicle Lifting Tables and Other Lifting Machines) (Register of Examinations) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 426 of 1981)

• (1.03.1982) Safety in Industry Act (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 424 of 1981)

• (1.03.1982) Safety in Industry (Operations At Unfenced Machinery) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 423 of 1981)

• (29.12.1981) Safety in Industry (Diving Operations) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 422 of 1981)

• (20.07.1981) Safety in Industry Act (Section 34) (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 248 of 1981)

• (1.03.1981) Safety in Industry Act, 1980 (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 59 of 1981)

• (1.03.1981) Factories Act, 1955 (Definition of “Work of Engineering Construction”) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 58 of 1981)

• (21.12.1978) Factories (Report of Examination of Steam Boiler) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 359 of 1978); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(g) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3).

• (21.12.1978) Factories (Report of Examination of Steam Receivers) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 358 of 1978); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(f) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (21.12.1978) Factories (Report of Examination of Air Receivers) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 357 of 1978); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(e) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (1.03.1976) Factories Lead Processes (Medical Examinations) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 45 of 1976)

• (12.01.1976 and other dates) Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 322 of 1975) (revoked in part)

• (31.12.1975) Factories (Wool and Hair Processing) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 272 of 1975) (revoked in part)

• (1.12.1975) Factories (Non-Ferrous Metals) (Melting and Founding) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 237 of 1975) (revoked in part)

• (1.01.1975) Factories (Abrasive Blasting of Surfaces) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 357 of 1974) (revoked in part); revoked (1.07.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 36 of 2016), reg. 5(b), in effect as per reg. 4, subject to transitional provision in reg. 7.

• (1.11.1973) Factories (Celluloid) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 277 of 1973)

• (1.10.1973) Factories (Refractory Materials) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 246 of 1973)

• (1.05.1973) Factories (Miscellaneous Orders and Regulations) (Revocation) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 94 of 1973)

• (1.01.1973) Factories Act, 1955 (Application of Section 76 To Certain Diseases) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 262 of 1972)

• (1.09.1972) Factories (Woodworking Machinery) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 203 of 1972); revoked (1.07.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 36 of 2016), reg. 5(a), in effect as per reg. 4, subject to transitional provision in reg. 6.

• (7.04.1965) Docks (Safety, Health and Welfare) (Forms) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 63 of 1965); revoked (1.01.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Docks) (Revocation) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 521 of 2015), art. 3(b).

• (2.11.1961) Factories (Adaptation of Regulations) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 247 of 1961)

• (1.04.1961) Docks (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 279 of 1960) (revoked in part); revoked (1.01.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Docks) (Revocation) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 521 of 2015), art. 3(a).

• (3.10.1958) Factories Act, 1955 (Hygrometers) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 160 of 1958)

• (16.12.1957) Factories Act, 1955 (Commencement of Sections 34 and 35) Order 1957 (S.I. No. 260 of 1957)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Report of Examination of Air Receivers) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 185 of 1956); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(d) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Report of Examination of Steam Receivers) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 184 of 1956); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(c) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Report of Examination of Steam Boiler) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 183 of 1956); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(b) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Notification of Industrial Diseases) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 181 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Chains, Ropes and Lifting Tackle (Register) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 178 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Cleanliness of Walls and Ceilings) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 175 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Preparation of Steam Boilers For Examination) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 174 of 1956); revoked by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007), reg. 185(1)(a) as inserted (1.01.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 445 of 2012), reg. 2(d), subject to transitional provisions in paras. (2), (3)

• (1.10.1956) Home Work Order, 1911 (Variation) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 168 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories (Certificates of Fitness of Young Persons) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 165 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories Act, 1955 (Building Operations, Engineering Works, Docks, Etc.) (Modification) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 163 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories Act, 1955 (Commencement of Sections 34 and 35) Order 1956 ( S.I. No. 162 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories Act, 1955 (Commencement of Sections 22 (2) and 33 (4) and (7)) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 161 of 1956)

• (1.10.1956) Factories Act, 1955 (Commencement) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 160 of 1956)

• (1.02.1950) Factory and Workshop Act, 1901. Certifying Surgeons (Fees) Order 1950 (S.I. No. 65 of 1950) (carried forward under Factories Act 1955, s. 8)

• (16.03.1942) Chromium Plating Regulations 1942 (S.R. & O. No. 8 of 1942) (carried forward under Factories Act 1955, s. 8)

• (16.03.1942) Hide and Skin Regulations 1942 (S.R. & O. No. 7 of 1942) (carried forward under Factories Act 1955, s. 8)

• (11.07.1940) First Aid Regulations 1940 (S.R. & O. No. 139 of 1940) (carried forward under Factories Act 1955, s. 8)

• (22.12.1939) Cellulose Solutions Regulations 1939 (S.R. & O. No. 385 of 1939)

• (25.07.1929) Night Employment of Young Persons in Sugar Beet Factories Order 1929 (S.R. & O. No. 31 of 1929 ) (carried forward under Factories Act 1955, s. 8)

• (1.07.1907 and 1.01.1908) Locomotives and Waggons (Used on Lines and Sidings) Regulations 1906 (S.R. & O. No. 679 of 1906)

Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) Acts 1987 and 1995

• (30.11.1991) Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) Act, 1987 (Commencement) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 274 of 1990)

• (1.05.1991) Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) (Operations) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 16 of 1991)

• (1.05.1991) Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) (Life-Saving Appliances) Regulations, 1991 (S.I. No. 15 of 1991)

• (1.05.1991) Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) (Emergency Procedures) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 14 of 1991)

• (1.05.1991) Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) (Installation Managers) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 13 of 1991)

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989

• (31.08.2005) Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Revocation) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 392 of 2005)

• (30.06.2003) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 277 of 2003)

• (19.12.2001) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 619 of 2001)

• (31.08.2001) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989 (Repeal of Section 38 of Factories Act, 1955) (Commencement) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 219 of 2001)

• (31.08.2001) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Confined Spaces) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 218 of 2001)

• (8.03.2001) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Carcinogens) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 78 of 2001)

• (19.10.1999) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 325 of 1999) (ceased in part)

• (20.06.1998) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Biological Agents) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 248 of 1998); revoked (20.12.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 572 of 2013), reg. 18.

• (21.11.1997) Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Extractive Industries) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 467 of 1997)

• (21.12.1995) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989 (Repeals and Revocations) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 357 of 1995)

• (23.05.1994) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 146 of 1994); revoked (20.12.2013) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 572 of 2013), reg. 18.

• (22.02.1993) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work (General Application) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 44 of 1993) (revoked in part); revoked (1.11.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 370 of 2016), reg. 5(2), in effect as per reg. 2, subject to transitional provision in reg. 5(2).

• (1.09.1990) Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 201 of 1990)

• (1.05.1990) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989 (Repeals) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 103 of 1990)

• (1.11.1989) District Court (Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 275 of 1989)

• (1.11.1989) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989 (Repeals) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 237 of 1989)

• (1.11.1989) Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act, 1989 (Commencement) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 236 of 1989)