(1) The enforcement agency must ensure that the provisions of this Act are enforced in respect of hazardous substances in a place of work.
(2) For the purpose of complying with subsection (1), the enforcement agency may appoint enforcement officers in accordance with this Act who may exercise the powers of inspectors under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, and the provisions of that Act apply with all necessary modifications.
(3) In this section,—
(b) includes, in relation to a particular industry, sector, or type of work, the chief executive of an agency designated under section 28B(1) of that Act to administer that Act for the particular industry, sector, or type of work
inspector and place of work have the same meanings as in section 2(1) of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992.
Section 97B: inserted, on 22 December 2005, by section 28 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Approvals and Enforcement) Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 123).
Section 97B(3) enforcement agency: substituted, on 20 April 2010, by section 26 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 18).