389. Purposes of health and safety regulations.

389.     Purposes of health and safety regulations.

The Secretary of State1 has power to make health and safety regulations2 for the general purposes3 of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 19744. Without prejudice to the generality of this power, those regulations may, for any of those general purposes, make provision for certain specified5 purposes6.

If the power to make health and safety regulations is extended so as to apply to or in relation to persons, premises or work outside Great Britain7, then, notwithstanding that