1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Designation) (No 2) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 19th August 1999.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 19 August 1999: see above.

2 Designation of Ministers or departments

2Designation of Ministers or departments

(1)    For the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 the Ministers or government departments specified in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order are hereby designated in relation to the matters specified in column (2) of that Schedule.

(2)    Where a Minister or government department is designated in relation to any item in column (2) of the said Schedule, then, for the purposes of the said section 2(2), that Minister or government department is also hereby designated in relation to anything supplemental or related to the matters specified in that item.

(3)    Where more than one Minister or government department is designated by this Order in relation to any matter, the designation of those Ministers or government departments has effect as respects the making of regulations by any of them or by more than one of them acting jointly.

(4)    Regulations made by a Northern Ireland department in pursuance of this Order, that are not made jointly with any Minister, shall form part of the law of Northern Ireland and not of any other part of the United Kingdom.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 19 August 1999: see art 1.

Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE Designation

SCHEDULE  Designation Article 2
(1)(2)
Ministers or DepartmentsMatters in relation to which Ministers or Departments are designated
The Secretary of StateMeasures relating to employers
obligations in respect of the health and safety of workers
The Secretary of State and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodMeasures in the veterinary and phytosanitary fields for the protection of public health
Any Northern Ireland departmentThe preceding items in this column
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 19 August 1999: see art 1.

Health & Safety95

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This is a further Order in the series designating Ministers who, and departments which, may exercise powers to make regulations conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and specifying the matters in relation to which those powers may be exercised.