S.I. No. 208/2015 - European Union (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) (Revocation) Regulations 2015.

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S.I. No. 208/2015 - European Union (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) (Revocation) Regulations 2015.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 29th May, 2015.
I, RICHARD BRUTON, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving effect to Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 20121 , hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Union (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) (Revocation) Regulations 2015.
2. These Regulations come into operation on 1 June 2015.
3. The following are revoked:
(a) the European Communities (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 74 of 2006 ), and
(b) the European Union (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ( S.I. No. 571 of 2013 ).
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
27 May 2015.
RICHARD BRUTON,
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
The purpose of these Regulations is to revoke:
(a) the European Communities (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 74 of 2006 ), and
(b) the European Union (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ( S.I. No. 571 of 2013 ),
as part of the transposition of Directive 2012/18/EU “of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC” into Irish law.
1 OJ No. L 197, 24.7.2012, p.1.

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