Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments Thirtieth Report


APPENDIX 8

Memorandum by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

MERCHANT SHIPPING AND FISHING VESSELS (PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT)

REGULATIONS 1999 (S.I. 1999/2205)

  1. The Committee has requested a memorandum on the following point:

  Regulation 3(2) applies (among others) regulation 2 (interpretation) to non-United Kingdom ships while in United Kingdom waters. Explain the purpose of this provision, given that regulation 2 itself applies for all purposes ("In these Regulations...").

  2. The Department accepts that this provision is unnecessary and will bear the point in mind for the future.

2nd November 1999.


 
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