Consultation by Office of Rail Regulation on review of existing railway safety regulations which would be replaced by new regulations. The regulations being reviewed are the Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1997, Railway Safety Regulations 1999 and Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001. This review is part of the Government's 'Red Tape Challenge' to reduce unnecessary secondary legislation.
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Closing date - 2nd September 2014
We are consulting on our proposals to revoke these three sets of regulations and replace them with a new set of regulations. These new regulations would:
We are also consulting on our proposal to introduce flexibility to the current arrangements for the allocation of health and safety functions for railways.