Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001

  • revoked
  • Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001: revoked, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Part 4 Level 3 emergency management (response plans, secondary containment, and signage)


25 Duties of persons in charge of places under this Part


This regulation applies to a place if—


there is held in it, or reasonably likely to be held in it on occasion, an aggregate quantity of hazardous substances of a particular hazard classification greater than the quantity specified in Schedule 4; and


it is not an aircraft subject to the Civil Aviation Act 1990 or a ship subject to the Maritime Transport Act 1994.


Subject to regulations 36(3) and 42(2), a person in charge of a place to which this regulation applies must ensure that the requirements of this Part are complied with.


If the third column of Schedule 4 specifies a weight and a volume as alternative quantities for hazardous substances in gaseous form,—


subclause (1) has effect as soon as either quantity of the substances is held or reasonably likely to be held; and


the references to a volume of gaseous hazardous substances must be read as references to volumes of those substances as they would be at—


a pressure of 101.3 kPa; and


a temperature of 20°C.

Regulation 25(3)(b)(i): amended, on 26 March 2004, by regulation 18 of the Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/44).