1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 6th April 2007.

(2)    In these Regulations—

“approval” includes the amendment of an approval, and “amendment of an approval” includes the issue of a new approval replacing the original incorporating an amendment;

“employment medical adviser” means an employment medical adviser appointed under section 56(1) of the 1974 Act;

“the mines and quarries provisions” means such of the relevant statutory provisions as relate exclusively to—

(a)    mines within the meaning of section 180 of the Mines and Quarries Act 1954;

(b)    tips and quarries within the meaning of regulations 2(1) and 3 respectively of the Quarries Regulations 1999; and

(c)    tips within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969;

and includes regulations, rules and orders relating to a particular mine (whether they are continued in force by regulation 7(3) of the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 to 1971 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974 or are health and safety regulations);

“original approval” does not include an amendment of an approval; and

“working days” does not include weekends or public holidays.

(3)    Any reference in these Regulations to the renewal of an approval, explosives certificate, licence or registration (each referred to in this paragraph as an “authorisation”) means the granting of the authorisation concerned to follow a previous authorisation of the same kind without any amendment or gap in time.

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2 Fees payable under the mines and quarries provisions

2Fees payable under the mines and quarries provisions

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval, an amendment of approval or a renewal of approval under any of the mines and quarries provisions.

(2)    The fee payable under paragraph (1) on application for such approval as is mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 shall be respectively that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2, 3 or 4 of that Part.

(3)    Where the Executive requires testing to be carried out to decide whether approval can be granted, a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the applicant prior to the notification of the result of the application for the approval as described below—

(a)    in the case of explosives and detonators, for each test specified in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 1, the fee shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part;

(b)    in any other case, the fee shall be as set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1 (that is to say the reasonable cost to the Executive of having the testing carried out).

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3 Fees for applications for approval under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974

3Fees for applications for approval under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for approval of plant and equipment under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974.

(2)    The fee payable on application for such an approval or revision of an approval as is described in column 1 of Schedule 2 shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule.

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4 Fee for application for approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984

4Fee for application for approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for approval of a scheme or programme for examination of freight containers under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984.

(2)    The fee payable on application for the approval described in column 1 of Schedule 3 shall be that specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

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5 Fees for various applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006

5Fees for various applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for a licence under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 (“the 2006 Regulations”).

(2)    The fee payable on application for a licence described in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 4 shall be that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(3)    Where the Executive refuses to grant an applicant a licence under the 2006 Regulations and offers to reassess whether to grant the application if shortcomings leading to the refusal are remedied, a fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive in respect of any such reassessment.

(4)    The fee payable for the reassessment referred to in paragraph (3) shall be that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

(5)    Where the Executive amends a licence granted under the 2006 Regulations and the amendment relates to a condition or the duration of the licence, a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the licensee.

(6)    The fee payable under paragraph (5) shall be that specified in column 2 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

(7)    Where the Executive replaces a lost licence granted under the 2006 Regulations or amends a licence granted under those Regulations for reasons other than those referred to in paragraph (5), a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the licensee.

(8)    The fee payable under paragraph (7) shall be that specified in column 3 of Table 2 in Schedule 4.

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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

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6 Fees for examination or surveillance by an employment medical adviser

6Fees for examination or surveillance by an employment medical adviser

(1)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by an employer in respect of a medical examination or medical surveillance of each of his employees by an employment medical adviser for the purposes of any provision specified in column 1 of Schedule 5.

(2)    The fee payable under paragraph (1) shall be a basic fee for each examination or on each occasion when surveillance is carried out together with additional fees for X-rays and laboratory tests where these are taken or carried out in connection with the examination; and for each provision specified in column 1 of Schedule 5—

(a)    the basic fee shall be the amount specified in column 3 of that Schedule for that provision;

(b)    the additional fee for X-rays shall be the amount specified in column 4 of that Schedule for that provision and shall cover all X-rays taken in connection with any one examination;

(c)    the additional fee for laboratory tests shall be the amount specified in column 5 of that Schedule for that provision and shall cover all such tests carried out in connection with any one examination.

(3)    Where an employment medical adviser carries out a medical examination of a self-employed person for the purposes of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, that self-employed person shall pay to the Executive fees ascertained in accordance with paragraph (2).

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7 Fees for medical surveillance by an employment medical adviser under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002

7Fees for medical surveillance by an employment medical adviser under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002

(1)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by an employer in respect of medical surveillance of any of his employees by an employment medical adviser for the purposes of the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002.

(2)    The fee payable for each item described in column 1 of Schedule 6 shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule.

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8 Fees for various applications in connection with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

8Fees for various applications in connection with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an approval of dosimetry services, or for the reassessment of an approval of dosimetry services previously granted, for the purposes of the 1999 Regulations.

(2)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for the type approval of apparatus pursuant to sub-paragraphs 1(c)(i) and 1(d)(i) of Schedule 1 to the 1999 Regulations.

(3)    The fee payable for approval or reassessment or type approval in respect of each matter described in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 7 shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table.

(4)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an approval of dosimetry services, or for the reassessment of an approval of dosimetry services previously granted, for the purposes of regulation 14 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001.

(5)    The fee payable for an application for each purpose specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 7 shall be that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(6)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its nuclear or other specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable—

(a)    by virtue of paragraph (1) or (2), or

(b)    by virtue of paragraph (4)

and the fee for such work in connection with each matter described in column 1 of Tables 1 and 2 in Schedule 7 shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of those Tables for each hour worked, adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour.

(7)    Where the Executive requires an inspection to be carried out in connection with any application mentioned in this regulation, a fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive of an amount equal to the reasonable cost of travelling and subsistence of any member of the Executive's staff in connection with the inspection.

(8)    Any fee payable under paragraph (6) or (7) shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(9)    In this regulation “the 1999 Regulations” means the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999.

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9 Fees payable under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 and certain other provisions concerning explosives, including acetylene, and under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

9Fees payable under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 and certain other provisions concerning explosives, including acetylene, and under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

(1)    Where any application in relation to a provision specified in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 8 is made to the Executive, where it is the licensing authority by virtue of paragraphs 1(b) or (c) or 2 of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Regulations, for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive, save that, in the case of an application referred to in column 2 of that Part for a licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate, or to vary any such licence, the fee referred to in column 3 of that Part as an amount per hour worked—

(a)    shall be adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour; and

(b)    shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(2)    Where any application in relation to a provision specified in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 8 is made to a licensing authority, which is the licensing authority by virtue of paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Regulations, for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part shall be payable by the applicant to that licensing authority.

(3)    Where an application in relation to the provision specified in column 1 of Part 3 of Schedule 8 is made for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Part, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive.

(4)    The fee payable under each provision specified in column 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 8 for the purpose described in the corresponding entry in column 2 shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part.

(5)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (1) or (3) for any purpose specified in column 2 of each of Parts 1 and 3 of Schedule 8 for which there is a corresponding entry in column 4 of the respective Part, and the fee for work in connection with each such purpose shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 4 of that Part for each hour worked, adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, and such fee shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(6)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive for each application made for each purpose specified in column 1 of each of Parts 5, 6 and 7 of Schedule 8.

(7)    The fee for an application for each purpose specified in column 1 of each of Parts 5, 6 and 7 of Schedule 8—

(a)    shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 in the respective Part; and

(b)    shall be payable on making the application, save that, where in column 2 of Part 7 a part of the fee is determined as an amount per hour worked, that part shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application and shall be adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour.

(8)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive where the Executive requires any work to be carried out by its specialist inspectors in connection with any application in respect of which a fee is payable by virtue of paragraph (6) for any purpose specified in column 1 of each of Parts 5 and 6 of Schedule 8 for which there is a corresponding entry in column 3 of the respective Part, and the fee for work in connection with each such purpose shall be that specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Part for each hour worked, adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, and such fee shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(9)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive where the Executive requires any testing to be carried out in connection with any purpose specified in column 1 of Part 8 of Schedule 8, and the fee for testing in connection with each such purpose shall be the reasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried out and such fee shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

(10)    Where any application in relation to the provision specified in column 1 in Table 1 in Part 9 of Schedule 8 is made for a purpose specified in column 2 of that Table, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Table shall be payable by the applicant to the chief officer of police.

(11)    Where, in relation to an application for an explosives certificate under the Control of Explosives Regulations 1991, a check is carried out for the purposes of regulation 4(6)(d) of those Regulations to ascertain whether the applicant is a prohibited person or not, a fee shall be payable by the applicant to the chief officer of police and the fee, which shall be payable prior to that check being carried out, shall be that specified in Table 2 in Part 9 of Schedule 8.

(12)    Parts 2 and 4 of Schedule 8 shall have effect subject to, respectively, the Notes to Parts 2 and 4.

(13)    For the purposes of this regulation and Schedule 8—

(a)    “the 1968 Act” means the Firearms Act 1968;

(b)    “the 2005 Regulations” means the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005;

(c)    “ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate”, “licence”, “licensing authority”, “manufacture”, “on-site mixing”, “registration”, “shooters' powder” and “site” have the same meanings as in the 2005 Regulations;

(d)    “chief officer of police”, “explosives certificate” and “prohibited person” have the same meanings as in the Control of Explosives Regulations 1991;

(e)    “firearm certificate”, “firearms dealer” and “shot gun certificate” have the same meanings as in the 1968 Act;

(f)    “firearms dealer certificate” means a certificate granted or caused to be granted under section 33(4) of the 1968 Act to a person who is registered as a firearms dealer under that section;

(g)    “relevant application under the 1968 Act” means an application under the 1968 Act—

(i)    for a firearm certificate or a shot gun certificate or to be registered as a firearms dealer; or

(ii)    for the renewal of a firearm certificate, a shot gun certificate or a firearms dealer certificate; and

(h)    “relevant certificate” means a firearm certificate, a shot gun certificate or a firearms dealer certificate.

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10 Date from which fees are payable under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

10Date from which fees are payable under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4 of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 or section 1(4) of the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936 the fees in respect of applications for petroleum licences prescribed by these Regulations shall be payable for any licence first having effect or any transfer or renewal of a licence first taking effect on or after the coming into force of these Regulations irrespective of the date of the application for that licence, transfer or renewal.

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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

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11 Fees for application for or changes to an explosives licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

11Fees for application for or changes to an explosives licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an explosives licence, for any alteration in the terms of, or other change to an existing licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987.

(2)    The fee on an application for each purpose specified in column 1 of Schedule 9 shall be that specified in column 2 of that Schedule and where the fee is determined as an amount per hour worked, the fee, which shall be adjusted pro rata for a period worked of less than one hour, so calculated shall be payable prior to notification of the result of the application.

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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

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12 Estimate of cost of work

12Estimate of cost of work

Where any fee is to be assessed on the reasonable cost to the Executive of carrying out any work or testing under regulation 2(3)(b) or 9(9) or to the licensing authority of carrying out any work pursuant to regulation 9(2), the Executive or, as the case may be, the licensing authority shall on receipt of the application first prepare and send to the applicant an estimate of that cost and shall, before carrying out the work, obtain confirmation from the applicant that he wishes the work to be carried out on the basis of that estimate of cost.

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13 Fees for notifications and applications under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000

13Fees for notifications and applications under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000

(1)    The fee specified in column 2 of Schedule 10 shall be payable by a notifier to the competent authority on each such notification or application under the 2000 Regulations as is referred to in the corresponding entry in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2)    No fee shall be returned to a notifier where the competent authority returns a notification pursuant to regulation 14(7) of the 2000 Regulations or a notifier withdraws his notification pursuant to regulation 15(6) of the 2000 Regulations.

(3)    In this regulation, “the 2000 Regulations” means the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000 and “competent authority” has the same meaning as in those Regulations.

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14 Fees for notifications and applications under the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993

14Fees for notifications and applications under the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993

(1)    The fee specified in column 2 of Table 1 in Schedule 11 shall be payable by a notifier to the competent authority, within the meaning of the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993, on each such notification or application under those Regulations as is referred to in the corresponding entry in column 1 of that Table.

(2)    In the circumstances described in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 11, the fee specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table shall be payable by the notifier to the Executive in addition to the fee payable under paragraph (1) in respect of the notification concerned.

(3)    In Schedule 11—

“the 1982 Regulations” means the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1982;

“the 1993 Regulations” means the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993;

“the predecessor Directive” has the same meaning as is given to “the Directive” in the first mentioned Regulations in this paragraph;

“RTP polymer” means a polymer, which word has the same meaning as in the second mentioned Regulations in this paragraph, for which a reduced test package is acceptable pursuant to paragraph C2 of Part D of Schedule 2 to those second mentioned Regulations; and,

references in that Schedule to “competent authority”, “the Directive”, “member State” and “process-orientated research and development” have the same meanings as in those second mentioned Regulations.

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15 Fees payable in respect of offshore installations

15Fees payable in respect of offshore installations

(1)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 12 for the performance by the Executive of such functions conferred on the Executive as are specified in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by an operator or owner who has prepared a current safety case pursuant to the 2005 Regulations for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or more than one of the following—

(a)    that operator or owner in relation to the installation to which the current safety case relates; or

(b)    a contractor in relation to any work carried out by him on or in connection with that installation.

(3)    For the purposes of this regulation, regulation 17 and Schedule 12, “the 1992 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992, “the 2005 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 and “installation”, “current safety case”, “safety case”, “operator” and “owner” have the same meanings as in the 2005 Regulations.

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16 Fees payable in respect of gas safety functions

16Fees payable in respect of gas safety functions

(1)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by the person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 13 for the performance by the Executive of such functions conferred on the Executive as are specified in column 1 of that Schedule.

(2)    A fee shall be payable to the Executive by a person conveying gas who has prepared a safety case pursuant to the 1996 Regulations or by a network emergency co-ordinator for the performance by or on behalf of the Executive, or by an inspector appointed by it, of any function conferred on the Executive or the inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to the enforcement of any of the relevant statutory provisions against one or other or both of the following—

(a)    that person in relation to the network to which the safety case relates; or

(b)    a contractor in relation to work carried out by him on or in connection with that network,

insofar as such enforcement is for the purpose of protecting persons from risks arising from the manner in which gas is conveyed or used.

(3)    In this regulation, regulation 17 and Schedule 13, “the 1996 Regulations” means the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996, and “network”, “network emergency co-ordinator” and “safety case” have the same meanings as in the 1996 Regulations.

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17 Provisions supplementary to regulations 15 to 16

17Provisions supplementary to regulations 15 to 16

(1)    The fees referred to in regulations 15 to 16 above shall—

(a)    not exceed the sum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the performance of the function referred to in the respective regulation; and

(b)    be payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person who is required to pay the fees, and such invoices shall include a statement of the work done and the costs incurred including the period to which the statement relates.

(2)    Any fees payable under regulations 15 and 16 shall not include any costs connected with any—

(a)    in England and Wales, criminal investigation or prosecution incurred (in either case) from the date any summons is obtained from a Magistrates' Court;

(b)    in Scotland, criminal investigation or prosecution incurred (in either case) after such a time as—

(i)    the inspector undertaking the investigation submits a report to the Procurator Fiscal for his decision as to whether a prosecution should be brought; or

(ii)    the Procurator Fiscal intervenes in the investigation,

whichever is the sooner; or

(c)    appeal pursuant to section 24 of the 1974 Act (appeal against improvement or prohibition notice) and regulation 16(1) and (3)(b) of, and Schedules 1 and 4 to, the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2004.

(3)    For the purposes of regulation 15 and paragraph (2)(a) and (b), an installation shall be treated as being in England and Wales if it is in the English area within the meaning of article 1 of the Civil Jurisdiction (Offshore Activities) Order 1987 and in Scotland if it is in the Scottish area within the meaning of that article.

(4)    Any reference in regulation 15 to a person who has prepared a current safety case includes a reference to—

(a)    a person who is required to prepare a safety case, and in that connection as if any reference in that regulation to the installation to which the current safety case relates were a reference to the installation to which the safety case would have related if it had been prepared in accordance with such requirement; and

(b)    a person who is treated as having prepared a current safety case by virtue of regulation 2(9) of the 2005 Regulations.

(5)    Any reference in regulation 16 to a person who has prepared a safety case includes a reference to a person who is required to prepare a safety case, and in that connection as if any reference in that regulation to the network to which the safety case relates were a reference to the network to which the safety case would have related if it had been prepared in accordance with such requirement.

(6)    Any reference in regulations 15 and 16 to work carried out by a contractor is a reference to work carried out by the contractor or his employees for the benefit of the person by whom the fees are payable under that regulation, whether pursuant to an agreement or an arrangement he has made with that person or with another person.

(7)    Any reference in regulations 15 and 16 to a function conferred on an inspector by the 1974 Act which relates to enforcement against a person of any of the relevant statutory provisions includes a reference to any function conferred on an inspector by that Act which is exercised for the purpose of carrying into effect those provisions in relation to that person.

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18 Fees for applications for approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

18Fees for applications for approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval of training or a renewal of an approval of training under regulation 3(2)(a) of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

(2)    The fee payable under paragraph (1) shall be—

(a)    in respect of an application for an original approval, that specified in column 1 of Table 1 in Schedule 14; and

(b)    in respect of an application for a renewal of an approval, that specified in column 3 of that Table.

(3)    Where, before an original approval of training is given, a shortcoming in the proposed training is identified by the Executive during a site-visit and an additional site-visit for the purpose of reassessment is required, the fee payable shall be that specified in column 2 of Table 1 in Schedule 14.

(4)    The fee referred to—

(a)    in paragraph (1) shall be payable on making the application for approval or renewal of an approval of training;

(b)    in paragraph (3) shall be payable prior to the notification of the result of the application for approval of training.

(5)    Where the Executive requires a site-visit, not including one for the purpose referred to in paragraph (7), to be made in connection with an approval mentioned in paragraph (1) in order to ascertain whether the standards in place when the original approval was given are being maintained, a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the provider of the approved training, except that no such fee shall be payable in respect of the first such site-visit made after the original approval has been given.

(6)    The fee payable under paragraph (5) shall be that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 14 except where the site-visit is required to be carried out because a shortcoming in the training has been identified by the Executive during an earlier site-visit, when the fee shall be that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(7)    Where the Executive requires a site-visit to be made for the purpose of investigating a complaint in relation to training provided pursuant to an approval mentioned in paragraph (1), a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the provider of the training where—

(a)    the result of the investigation is that the complaint is found to be justified, and

(b)    the complaint could not be fully investigated during a site-visit made for an additional purpose to that of investigating the complaint, requiring, as a result, a further site-visit.

(8)    The fee payable under paragraph (7) shall be that specified in column 3 of Table 2 in Schedule 14.

(9)    Where the date for any site visit referred to in this regulation has been agreed between the training provider and the Executive and—

(a)    three working days or less before that date the training provider informs the Executive that he wishes to cancel the site-visit agreed for that date, and

(b)    there is as a result no site-visit on that date,

a fee shall be payable by the training provider to the Executive in respect of that cancelled site-visit.

(10)    The fee payable under paragraph (9) shall be that specified in column 4 of Table 2 in Schedule 14.

(11)    The fee referred to in paragraphs (6), (8) and (10) shall be payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person providing the approved training.

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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

19 Fees for applications for approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

19Fees for applications for approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

(1)    A fee shall be payable by the applicant to the Executive on each application for an original approval or a renewal of an approval of training under regulation 5(2)(a) of the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989.

(2)    The fee payable under paragraph (1) shall be—

(a)    where the application for an original approval of training relates to, as the case may be—

(i)    rendering first-aid to persons who are injured or become ill while at work (referred to in this regulation as “first-aid training”), or

(ii)    rendering first-aid to, and treating in accordance with the directions of a registered medical practitioner (who may or may not be present) persons who are injured or become ill while at work, and giving simple advice in connection with the health of persons at work (together referred to in this regulation as “medical training”),

that specified in, respectively, columns 1 and 2 of Table 1 in Schedule 15;

(b)    in respect of an application for a renewal of approval of, as the case may be, first-aid training or medical training, that specified in, respectively, columns 3 and 4 of that Table.

(3)    Where, before an original approval of training is given, a shortcoming in the proposed training is identified by the Executive during a site-visit and an additional site-visit for the purpose of reassessment is required, the fee payable shall—

(a)    where the application for approval relates to first-aid training, be that specified in column 1 of Table 2 in Schedule 15, or

(b)    where the application for approval relates to medical training, be that specified in column 2 of that Table.

(4)    The fee referred to—

(a)    in paragraph (1) shall be payable on making the application for approval or renewal of approval of training;

(b)    in paragraph (3) shall be payable prior to the notification of the result of the application for approval of training.

(5)    Where the Executive requires a site-visit, not including one for the purpose referred to in paragraph (8), to be made in connection with an approval mentioned in paragraph (1) in order to ascertain whether the standards in place when the original approval was given are being maintained, a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the provider of the approved training, except that no such fee shall be payable in respect of the first such site-visit made after the original approval has been given.

(6)    Subject to paragraph (7), the fee payable under paragraph (5) shall—

(a)    where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to first-aid training, be that specified in column 1 of Table 3 in Schedule 15, or

(b)    where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to medical training, be that specified in column 2 of that Table,

provided that, where the site-visit is in respect of both kinds of approval of training as are referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above and takes only one day to complete, the sum of the payable fees specified in columns 1 and 2 of that Table shall be reduced by an amount of £150.

(7)    The fee payable under paragraph (5) where the site-visit is required to be carried out because a shortcoming in the training has been identified by the Executive during an earlier site-visit, shall—

(a)    where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to first-aid training, be that specified in column 3 of Table 3 in Schedule 15, or

(b)    where the site-visit is in connection with an approval relating to medical training, be that specified in column 4 of that Table.

(8)    Where the Executive requires a site-visit to be made for the purpose of investigating a complaint in relation to training provided pursuant to an approval mentioned in paragraph (1), a fee shall be payable to the Executive by the provider of the training where—

(a)    the result of the investigation is that the complaint is found to be justified, and

(b)    the complaint could not be investigated during a site-visit made for an additional purpose to that of investigating the complaint, requiring, as a result, a further site-visit.

(9)    The fee payable under paragraph (8) for such a site-visit as is there referred to, whether in connection with first-aid training or medical training provided, shall be that specified in column 1 of Table 4 in Schedule 15.

(10)    Where the date for any site-visit referred to in this regulation has been agreed between the training provider and the Executive and—

(a)    three working days or less before that date the training provider informs the Executive that he wishes to cancel the site-visit agreed for that date, and

(b)    there is as a result no site-visit on that date,

a fee shall be payable by the training provider to the Executive in respect of that cancelled site-visit.

(11)    The fee payable under paragraph (10) shall—

(a)    where the site-visit was to have been in connection with an approval of first-aid training, be that specified in column 2 of Table 4 in Schedule 15, or

(b)    where the site-visit was to have been in connection with an approval of medical training, be that specified in column 3 of that Table, (that is to say the reasonable cost to the Executive due to the cancellation).

(12)    The fee referred to in paragraphs (6), (7), (9) and (11) shall be payable within 30 days from the date of the invoice that the Executive has sent or given to the person providing the approved training.

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20 Provisions supplementary to regulations 18 and 19

20Provisions supplementary to regulations 18 and 19

(1)    Where an application for an original approval of either first-aid training or training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations is made and the applicant thereafter applies for an original approval of the one of those two kinds of training not earlier applied for or the applications are made together, the Executive shall repay to the applicant the amount of £150 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of medical training, the Executive shall repay to the applicant a further amount of £50 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(2)    Where an application for an original approval of either first-aid training or training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations is made and the applicant thereafter or at the same time applies for an original approval of medical training, the Executive shall repay to the applicant the amount of £50 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of the one of the two kinds of training first referred to in this paragraph not earlier applied for, the Executive shall repay to the applicant a further amount of £150 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(3)    Where an application for an original approval of medical training is made and the applicant thereafter or at the same time applies for an original approval of first-aid training, the Executive shall repay to the applicant the amount of £50 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for; and if after those applications the applicant applies for an original approval of training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations, the Executive shall repay to the applicant a further amount of £150 in respect of the fees paid for the original approvals of training applied for.

(4)    Where an applicant applies for original approvals of first-aid training, medical training and training for the purposes of regulation 3(2)(a) of the 1981 Regulations at the same time, the Executive shall repay to the applicant the amount of £200 in respect of the fees paid for those applications.

(5)    In this regulation—

“the 1981 Regulations” means the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981; and

“first-aid training” and “medical training” have the same meanings as in regulation 19.

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21 Revocation

21Revocation

The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2006 are revoked.

NOTES
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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Bill McKenzie

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department for Work and Pensions

12th March 2007

SCHEDULE 2 Fees for Applications for Approval under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974

SCHEDULE 2Fees for Applications for Approval under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974 Regulation 3
1
Subject matter
2
Fee
(a) Original approval of tractor cab£455
(b) Revision of an existing approval of a tractor cab£250
NOTES
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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

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SCHEDULE 3 Fee for Application for Approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984

SCHEDULE 3Fee for Application for Approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 Regulation 4
1
Subject matter
2
Fee
Approval of scheme or programme for examination of freight containers£87
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 4 Fees for Various Applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006

SCHEDULE 4Fees for Various Applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 Regulation 5

Table 1

1
Subject matter of licence
2
Fee
Licence for work with asbestos or renewal of (original) licence£1,050

Table 2

1
Fee for re-assessment of licence application
2
Fee for amendment of condition, or duration, of licence
3
Fee for other amendment, or replacement, of a licence
£283£283£76
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 5 Fees for Examination or Surveillance by an Employment Medical Adviser

SCHEDULE 5Fees for Examination or Surveillance by an Employment Medical Adviser Regulation 6
1
Provision
2
Reference
3
Basic fee
4
Fee for X-Rays
5
Fee for Laboratory tests
(a) The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999SI 1999/3232£35 where surveillance is confined to examination of, and making entries in, records £66 in other cases£67£39
(b) The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006SI 2006/2739£66£67£39
(c) The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002SI 2002/2677£66£67£39
(d) The Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996SI 1996/1656£66£67£39
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SCHEDULE 6 Fees for Medical Surveillance by an Employment Medical Adviser under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002

SCHEDULE 6Fees for Medical Surveillance by an Employment Medical Adviser under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 Regulation 7
1
Item
2
Fee
(a) On the first assessment of an employee (including any clinical medical examination and laboratory tests in connection with the assessment)£66
(b) On each subsequent assessment of an employee—
(i) for laboratory tests where these are carried out£39
(ii) for a clinical medical examination where this is carried out£39
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 7 Fees for Various Applications in Connection with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

SCHEDULE 7Fees for Various Applications in Connection with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 Regulation 8

Table 1

1
Description
2
Fee
3
Fee for work by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector
Approval or reassessment of approval of Dosimetry Services granted under regulation 35 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 for the purposes of those Regulations
Group I
Dose record keeping
(a) Where the application is solely in respect of Group I functions£466£126 per hour worked
(b) Where the application for Group I functions is linked to an application in respect of functions in another group£466£126 per hour worked
Group II
External dosimetry
(a) Whole body (beta, gamma, thermal neutrons) film£466£126 per hour worked
(b) Whole body (beta, gamma, thermal neutrons) thermoluminescent dosemeter (TLD)£466£126 per hour worked
(c) Whole body (neutron), other than sub-groups (a) or (b)£466£126 per hour worked
(d) Whole body, other than sub-groups (a), (b), or (c)£466£126 per hour worked
(e) Extremity monitoring£466£126 per hour worked
(f) Accident dosimetry, other than in the previous sub-groups£466£126 per hour worked
Group III
Internal dosimetry
(a) Bio-assay, in-vivo monitoring or air sampling£466£126 per hour worked
(b) For each additional one of the above techniques£466£126 per hour worked
Type approval of apparatus under sub-paragraph 1(c)(i) or 1(d)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (which excepts such type approved apparatus from the notification requirements of regulation 6 of those Regulations)£128£126 per hour worked

Table 2

1
Purpose of application
2
Fee
3
Fee for work by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector
Approval or reassessment of approval of dosimetry services granted under regulation 35 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 for the purposes of regulation 14 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001£1,770£126 per hour worked
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 9 Fees for Application for or Changes to an Explosives Licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

SCHEDULE 9Fees for Application for or Changes to an Explosives Licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 Regulation 11
1
Purpose of the application
2
Fee
Grant of an explosives licence or alteration of the terms of an existing explosives licence£641 plus £116 per hour worked
Change of licence name or address£51
NOTES
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Specified date: 6 April 2007: see reg 1(1).

SCHEDULE 10 Fees for Notifications and Applications under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000

SCHEDULE 10Fees for Notifications and Applications under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000 Regulation 13
1
Description
2
Fee
(a) Notification of intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1)£465
(b) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£929
(c) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£929
(d) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,007
(e) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,007
(f) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,161
(g) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as the notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,161
(h) Notification of an activity involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£929
(i) Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£929
(j) Notification of additional information under regulation 15(3)£696
(k) Application for the written agreement of the competent authority under regulation 18(2) where the application is made after a notification has been submitted pursuant to regulation 9(1), 10(1), 11(1) or 12(1)£696
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 11 Fees for Notifications and Applications under the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993

SCHEDULE 11Fees for Notifications and Applications under the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993 Regulation 14

Table 1

1
Subject matter
2
Fee payable
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 4 (“base set”) of a substance not already notified under the 1993 Regulations or to a competent authority of a Member State for the purposes of the Directive£4,987
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 4 of a substance already notified—£2,374
(i) under that regulation,
(ii) regulation 4(1) of the 1982 Regulations, or
(iii) to a competent authority of a member state, other than the competent authority for Great Britain, for the purposes of either Article 6(1) of the predecessor Directive or Article 7 of the Directive,
and either regulation 11 of the 1993 Regulations applies or the agreement of the competent authority for Great Britain has been obtained pursuant to regulation 13(1) of the 1993 Regulations
For the evaluation of information provided for the purposes of regulation 5(1)(a) (> 10 tonnes per year)£2,619
For the evaluation of information provided for the purposes of regulation 5(1)(b) (> 100 tonnes per year)£5,154
For the evaluation of information provided for the purposes of regulation 5(1)(c) (> 1000 tonnes per year)£3,613
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 6, subject to the entry below relating to an evaluation of a notification in respect of an RTP polymer—
(a) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 100 kg (regulation 6(1))£1,614
(b) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 10kg but less than 100 kg (regulation 6(2))£1,014
For the evaluation of a notification (whether made under regulation 6(1) or 6(2), as the case may be,) in respect of an RTP polymer of an amount equal to or more than 10 kg per annum but less than one tonne per annum or the total amount is equal to or more than 500 kg but less than 5 tonnes£1,614
For the evaluation of information provided under regulation 6(4)(d)(i) in respect of a substance for the purposes of process-orientated research and development£646
For an application made by a notifier for an exemption relating to him under regulation 23£2,619

Table 2

1
Circumstances described
2
Fee payable
Where, in the opinion of the Executive, an adequate risk assessment has not been included with a notification under regulation 4 (“base set”)£2,393 (plus VAT)
Where, in the opinion of the Executive, an adequate risk assessment has not been included with a notification under regulation 6—
(a) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 100 kg (regulation 6(1))£578 (plus VAT)
(b) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 10 kg but less than 100 kg (regulation 6(2))£578 (plus VAT)
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SCHEDULE 12 Fees Payable in Respect of Offshore Installations

SCHEDULE 12Fees Payable in Respect of Offshore Installations Regulation 15
1
Function
2
Person by whom fee is payable
Assessing a design notification (sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(1) or 9(1) of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator or owner who sent the design notification to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Assessing a relocation notification (sent to the Executive pursuant to regulation 6(2) of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to raise matters relating to health and safety and raising such mattersThe operator who sent the relocation notification to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Assessing a safety case or a revision to a current safety case (sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 2005 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to accept that safety case or revision and accepting any such safety case or revisionThe operator or owner who sent the safety case or revision to the Executive pursuant to that provision
Providing advice with respect to the preparation of a safety case or a revision to a current safety case which is proposed to be sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 2005 RegulationsThe operator or owner who has requested that advice
Assessing whether to grant an exemption pursuant to regulation 23 of the 2005 Regulations and granting any such exemptionThe operator or owner who has requested the exemption
Assessing whether to grant an exemption pursuant to regulation 17 of the 1992 Regulations in so far as that regulation is continued in force by regulation 26(1) of the 2005 Regulations and granting any such exemptionThe operator or owner who has requested the exemption
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 13 Fees Payable in Respect of Gas Safety Functions

SCHEDULE 13Fees Payable in Respect of Gas Safety Functions Regulation 16
1
Function
2
Person by whom fee is payable
Assessing a safety case or a revision of a safety case (sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 1996 Regulations) for the purpose of deciding whether to accept that safety case or revision, and accepting any such safety case or revisionThe person conveying gas, the person intending to convey gas or the network emergency co-ordinator who has prepared the safety case or revision pursuant to that provision
Providing advice with respect to the preparation of a safety case or revision to a safety case which is proposed to be sent to the Executive pursuant to any provision of the 1996 RegulationsThe person conveying gas, the person intending to convey gas or the network co-ordinator who has requested that advice
Assessing whether to grant an exemption pursuant to regulation 11 of the 1996 RegulationsThe operator or owner who has requested the exemption
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 14 Fees for Applications for Approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

SCHEDULE 14Fees for Applications for Approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 Regulation 18

Table 1

1
Fee for an original approval
2
Fee for an additional site-visit
3
Fee for renewal of approval
£1,204£431£83

Table 2

1
Fee for an initial site- visit
2
Fee for any additional site-visit
3
Fee for a site-visit to investigate a complaint
4
Fee for a cancelled site-visit
£479£431£479£479
NOTES
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SCHEDULE 15 Fees for Applications for Approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipelines Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

SCHEDULE 15Fees for Applications for Approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipelines Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 Regulation 19

Table 1

1
Fee for an original approval of first-aid training
2
Fee for an original approval of medical training
3
Fee for renewal of approval of first-aid training
4
Fee for renewal of approval of medical training
£1,204£1,766£83£83

Table 2

1
Fee for an additional site-visit relating to first-aid training
2
Fee for an additional site-visit relating to medical training
£431£1,144

Table 3

1
Fee for an initial site-visit relating to first-aid training
2
Fee for an initial site-visit relating to medical training
3
Fee for any additional site-visit relating to first-aid training
4
Fee for any additional site-visit relating to medical training
£479£1,144£431£1,144

Table 4

1
Fee for a site-visit to investigate a complaint
2
Fee for a cancelled site-visit relating to first-aid training
3
Fee for a cancelled site-visit relating to medical training
£479£479The reasonable cost to the Executive due to the cancellation
NOTES
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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

1    These Regulations revoke and replace the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/336). They consolidate amendments made to those Regulations and also update fees to be charged. They fix or determine the fees payable by an applicant to, in most cases, the Health and Safety Executive, in respect of an application made for—

(a)    an approval under mines and quarries legislation (regulation 2 and Schedule 1);

(b)    an approval of plant or equipment under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974 (regulation 3 and Schedule 2);

(c)    an approval of a scheme or programme under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 (regulation 4 and Schedule 3);

(d)    a licence under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and the amendment to, replacement of, and reassessment of an application to grant, such a licence (regulation 5 and Schedule 4);

(e)    an approval of dosimetry services for the purposes of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 or the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 (regulation 8 and Schedule 7);

(f)    a licence to manufacture or store explosives or for registration for storing explosives, under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005, for an acetylene importation licence under section 40(9) of the Explosives Act 1875, for an approval under certain instruments made under that Act in relation to acetylene, for a licence under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928, for the transfer of a licence under the Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936, for the approval of a classification of an explosive under the Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983, or for an explosive certificate under the Control of Explosives regulations 1991 (regulation 9 and Schedule 8). In relation to those explosive certificates, these Regulations include lower fees for those applying for such certificates so as to acquire and keep shooters' powder in certain circumstances (entries (g) to (j) in Table 1 of Part 9 of Schedule 8);

(g)    an explosives licence under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (regulation 11 and Schedule 9);

(h)    an approval under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (regulations 18 and 20 and Schedule 14);

(i)    an approval under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 (regulations 19 and 20 and Schedule 15);

and in respect of—

(j)    a notification or application under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000 (regulation 13 and Schedule 10);

(k)    a notification or application under the Notification of New Substances Regulations 1993 (regulation 14 and Schedule 11).

2    The Regulations fix fees to be paid in respect of medical examinations and surveillance by an employment medical adviser which are required under certain of the relevant statutory provisions (regulations 6 and 7 and Schedules 5 and 6).

3    The Regulations fix or determine the fees payable by specified persons in the offshore and gas industries for the performance by the Executive of the functions specified in those provisions (regulations 15 and 16 and Schedules 12 and 13).

4    The new fees compared with those fixed by or determined under the previous fee-charging provisions are as follows:

Provision of these Regulations which fixes or determines the feesPrevious FeeNew FeePercentage Increase
Schedule 1Orig
inal app
roval
Am
end
ment of app
roval
Ren
ewal of appr
oval
Orig
inal appr
oval
Ame
ndm
ent of appr
oval
Ren
ewal of app
roval
Orig
inal appr
oval
Ame
ndm
ent of appr
oval
Renew
al of appr
oval
Fees under Mines and Quarries provisions
Part 1
Approval of explosives£309£215£75£317£221£772.592.792.67
Part 2
Break test shot £238 £244 2.52
Deflagration £189 £194 2.65
Detonator test (per 100 shots) £1,
453
£1,492 2.68
Detonator delay time test (per 100 shots) £1,
150
£1,181 2.70
Gallery shot £272 £279 2.57
Velocity of detonation test (per 3 shots) £469 £481 2.56
Part 3
Other testing not fixed in Part 2Reasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried outReasonable cost to the Executive of having the work carried out
Schedule 2
Approvals under the Agriculture (Tractor Cabs) Regulations 1974
Original approval of tractor cab £443 £455 2.71
Revision of an existing approval of a tractor cab £244 £250 2.46
Schedule 3
Approval under the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984
Approval of scheme or programme for examination of freight containers £85 £87 2.35
Schedule 4
Applications under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
Table 1
Licence for work with asbestos or renewal of licence £1,
023
£1,050 2.64
Table 2
Re-assessment of licence application £276 £283 2.54
Amendment of condition, or duration, of licence £276 £283 2.54
Amendment or replacement, of a licence £74 £76 2.70
BasicX-
Rays
Labor
atory tests
BasicX-
Rays
Labo
rato
ry tests
BasicX-
Rays
Labor
atory tests
Schedule 5
Examination or surveillance by an employment medical adviser
The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999
(a) where surveillance is confined to examination of, and making entries in, records£34£65£38£35£67£392.943.082.63
(b) in other cases£64£65£38£66£67£393.133.082.63
Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006£64£65£38£66£67£393.133.082.63
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002£64£65£38£66£67£393.133.082.63
The Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996£64£65£38£66£67£393.133.082.63
Schedule 6
Medical surveillance under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002
On the first assessment of an employee (including any clinical medical examination and laboratory tests in connection with the assessment)£64 £66 3.13
On each subsequent assessment of an employee—
(i) for laboratory tests where these are carried out£38 £39 2.63
(ii) for a clinical medical examination where this is carried out£38 £39 2.63
Schedule 7
Applications under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001
Table 1
Group 1
FeeHourly rate
Dose record keeping where the application is solely in respect of Group I function£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
Dose record keeping where the application for Group I functions is linked to an application for approval in another group£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
Group II
External dosimetry
(a) Whole body (beta, gamma, thermal neutrons) thermoluminescent dosemeter (TLD)£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
(c) Whole body (neutron), other than sub-groups (a) or (b)£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
(d) Whole body, other than sub-groups (a), (b), or (c)£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
(e) Extremity monitoring£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
(f) Accident dosimetry, other than in the previous sub-groups£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
Group III
Internal dosimetry
(a) Bio-assay or in-vivo monitoring or air sampling£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
(b) For each additional technique£388 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£466 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector20.102.44
Type approval of apparatus under sub-paragraph 1(c)(i) or 1(d)(i) respectively of Schedule 1 to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999£125 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£128 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector2.402.44
Table 2
Approval or reassessment of approval of Dosimetry Services granted under regulation 35 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 for the purposes of regulation 14 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001£1,724 plus £123 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector£1,770 plus £126 per hour worked by Nuclear or Specialist Inspector2.672.44
Schedule 8
Applications etc concerning explosives and petroleum-spirit
Part 1
Licence to manufacture explosives not being ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate nor relating to on-site mixing£571 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£586 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.630.87
Licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate£140 per hour worked £144 per hour worked2.86
Licence to manufacture explosives by means of on-site mixing£210 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£216 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Renewal of any of the above licences£75 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£77 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.670.87
Licence to store explosives£571 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£586 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.630.87
Renewal of a licence£75£772.67
Varying a licence to manufacture explosives not being ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate or to store explosives£391£4012.56
Varying a licence to manufacture ammonium nitrate blasting intermediate£140 per hour worked£144 per hour worked2.86
Transfer of a licence£48£492.08
Replacement of any licence referred to in Part 1£48£492.08
Part 2
Licence to store explosives:
(a) one year's duration£120£14420.00
(b) two years' duration£180£21620.00
(c) three years' duration£225£27020.00
Renewal of a licence:
(a) one year's duration£77£792.60
(b) two years' duration£128£1312.34
(c) three years' duration£179£1842.79
Registration in relation to the storage of explosives:
(a) one year's duration£72£8619.44
(b) two years' duration£108£12919.44
(c) three years' duration£145£1492.76
Renewal of registration:
(a) one year's duration£36£4319.44
(b) two years' duration£72£8112.50
(c) three years' duration£105£1082.86
Varying of a licence:
(a) varying name of licensee or name of site£31£323.23
(b) any other kind of variationReasonable cost to the licensing authority of having the work carried outReasonable cost to the licensing authority of having the work carried out
Transfer of licence or registration£31£323.23
Replacement of licence or registration referred to above if lost£31£323.23
Part 3
Licence for importation of compressed acetylene£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Replacement of the above if lost£35£362.86
Part 4
Licence to keep petroleum spirit of a quantity—
—not exceeding 2,500 litres£38 for each year of licence£39 for each year of licence2.63
—exceeding 2,500 litres but not exceeding 50,000 litres£53 for each year of licence£54 for each year of licence1.89
—exceeding 50,000 litres £108 for each year of licence£111 for each year of licence2.78
Transfer of petroleum spirit licence£8£8
Part 5
Original approval of premises in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Amendment of an approval of premises in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Approval of apparatus in which acetylene is to be manufactured or kept£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Part 6
Original approval of premises in which acetylene is compressed£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Amendment of an approval of premises in which acetylene is compressed£35 plus £115 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector£36 plus £116 per hour worked by Specialist Inspector2.860.87
Part 7
Approval of classification of an explosive£60 per hour worked£62 plus £62 per hour worked after the first hour3.33
Part 8
Testing in connection with specified application in Parts 3, 5 and 7Reasonable cost to the Executive of having the testing carried outReasonable cost to the Executive of having the testing carried out
Part 9
Table 1
Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives£169£1732.37
Renewal of the above certificate£138£1422.90
Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives for storage of no more than 2000 kg of explosives£179£1842.79
Renewal of the above certificate£164£1682.44
Explosives certificate for acquiring and keeping explosives at site for storage of more than 2000 kg of explosives£231£2372.60
Renewal of the above certificate£205£2102.44
Replacement of any of the above certificates if lost£31£323.23
Table 2
Regulation 4(6)(d) check£5£5
Schedule 9
Applications under Part IX of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987
Grant of an explosives licence or alteration of the terms of an existing explosives licence£624 plus £115 per hour worked£641 plus £116 per hour worked2.728.87
Change of licence name or address£50£512.00
Schedule 10
Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000
Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1)£465£4650.00
Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£929£9290.00
Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 2 under regulation 10(1)£929£9290.00
Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,007£1,0070.00
Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 3 under regulation 11(1)£1,007£1,0070.00
Notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,161£1,1610.00
Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking activities involving genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification in class 4 under regulation 11(1)£1,161£1,1610.00
Notification of an activity involving genetic modification or organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£929£9290.00
Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for the purpose of undertaking genetic modification under regulation 9(1) at the same time as notification of an activity involving genetic modification or organisms other than micro-organisms under regulation 12(1)£929£9290.00
Notification of an additional information under regulation 15(3)£696£6960.00
Application for the written agreement of the competent authority under regulation 18(2) where the application is made after a notification has been submitted pursuant to regulation 9(1), 10(1), 11(1) or 12(1)£696£6960.00
Schedule 11
Notification of New Substances regulations 1993
Table 1
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 4 (“base set”)£4,987£4,9870.00
For the evaluation of a notification of a substance already notified£2,374£2,3740.00
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 5(1)(a) (> 10 tonnes per year)£2,619£2,6190.00
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 5(1)(b) (> 100 tonnes per year)£5,154£5,1540.00
For the evaluation of a notification under regulation 5(1)(c) (> 1000 tonnes per year)£3,613£3,6130.00
For a notification under regulation 6—
(a) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 100kg (regulation 6(1))£1,614£1,6140.00
(b) quantity of the new substance up to 100kg (regulation 6(2))£1,014£1,0140.00
Evaluation of a notification (whether made under regulation 6(1) or 6(2), as the case may be) in respect of an RTP polymer of an amount equal to or more than 10kg per annum but less than one tonne per annum or the total amount is equal to or more than 500kg but less than 5 tonnes£1,614£1,6140.00
For an evaluation of information provided under regulation 6(4)(d)(i) in respect of a substance for the purposes of process orientated research and development£646£6460.00
For an application made by a notifier for an exemption relating to him under regulation 23£2,619£2,6190.00
Table 2
Additional fee to the fee above for the evaluation of a notification under regulation 4 where there is no adequate risk assessment£2,393 plus VAT£2,393 plus VAT0.00
Additional fee to the fee above for the evaluation of a notification under regulation 6 where there is no adequate risk assessment
(a) quantity of the new substance equal to or more than 100kg (regulation 6(1))£578 plus VAT£578 plus VAT0.00
(b) quantity of the new substance up to 100kg (regulation 6(2))£578 plus VAT£578 plus VAT0.00
Schedule 12
Offshore installationsSum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the function performedSum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the function performed
Schedule 13
Gas safety functionsSum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the function performedSum of the costs reasonably incurred by the Executive for the function performed
Schedule 14
Approvals under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
Table 1Fee for orig
inal app
roval
Fee for an addit
ional site-
visit
Fee for renewal of approvalFee for orig
inal app
roval
Fee for an addit
ional site-
visit
Fee for renewal of approval
£1,
075
£385£74£1,
204
£431£8312.
00
11.
95
12.
16
Table 2Fee for in
itial site-
visit
Fee for any addit
ional site-
visit
Fee for a site-
visit to in
vest
igate a com
plaint
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit
Fee for in
itial site-
visit
Fee for any addit
ional site-
visit
Fee for a site-
visit to in
vest
igate a com
plaint
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit
£4
28
£3
85
£4
28
£4
28
£4
79
£4
31
£4
79
£4
79
11.
92
11.
92
11.
92
11.
92
Schedule 15
Approvals under the Offshore Installations and Pipelines Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989
Table 1Fee for orig
inal appr
oval: first-
aid
Fee for orig
inal appr
oval: med
ical
Fee for ren
ewal of appr
oval: first-
aid
Fee for ren
ewal of appr
oval: med
ical
Fee for orig
inal appr
oval: first-
aid
Fee for orig
inal appr
oval: med
ical
Fee for ren
ewal of appr
oval: first-
aid
Fee for ren
ewal of appr
oval: med
ical
£1,
075
£1,
577
£7
4
£7
4
£1,
204
£1,
766
£8
3
£8
3
12
.00
11
.98
12
.16
12
.16
Table 2Fee for additional site-visit: first-aidFee for additional site-visit: medicalFee for additional site-visit: first-aidFee for additional site-visit: medical19.9512.05
£385£1,021£431£1,14411.9512.05
Table 3Fee for ini
tial site
visit: first-
aid
Fee for ini
tial site
visit: med
ical
Fee for adit
ional site
visit: first-
aid
Fee for adit
ional site
visit: med
ical
Fee for ini
tial site
visit: first-
aid
Fee for ini
tial site
visit: med
ical
Fee for adit
ional site
visit: first-
aid
Fee for adit
ional site
visit: med
ical
£4
28
£1,
021
£3
85
£1,
021
£4
79
£1,
144
£4
31
£1,
144
11.
92
12.
05
11.
95
12.
05
Table 4Fee for a site-
visit to invest
igate a comp
laint
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit relat
ing to training
Fee for a site-
visit to invest
igate a comp
laint
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit
Fee for a canc
elled site-
visit relat
ing to training
£428£428Reas
onable cost to the Exec
utive due to the canc
ellation
£479£479Reas
onable cost to the Exec
utive due to the canc
ellation
11.
92
11.
92
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