Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Application of relevant statutory provisions to certain public service activities.

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6.—(1) The relevant statutory provisions apply to prisons and places of detention unless their application is incompatible with safe custody, good order and security.

(2) Subject to section 11 , the relevant statutory provisions apply to members of the Defence Forces except when they are—

( a) on active service within the meaning of section 5 of the Defence Act 1954 or deemed to be on active service within the meaning of section 4(1) of the Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1960 ,

( b) engaged in action in the course of operational duties at sea,

( c) engaged in operations in aid to the civil power, or

( d) engaged in training directly associated with any of the activities specified in paragraph (a) to (c).

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Modifications (not altering text):

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Application of the Act restricted (1.11.2007) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, s. 148(2), S.I. No. 299 of 2007.

Application of Section 2

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(2) Section 6(2) of the Act does not apply to the application of this Chapter.