Legislation

Members of the forum are governed by key pieces of legislation:

  • Civil Contingencies Act 2004
  • Control of Major Accidents Hazard Regulations 1999 (COMAH) (as amended 2005 & 2008)
  • Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996 (PSR)
  • Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Public Information Regulations 2001 (REPIR)
  • Nuclear Installations Act 1965
  • Safety at Sports Grounds Act 1975
  • Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

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