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Legislation

Legislation and conventions relevant to Forests and People, one of a series of seven Guidelines that support The UK Forestry Standard (UKFS).

The following legislation is available from www.legislation.gov.uk

  • Access to the Countryside (Northern Ireland) Order 1983
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
  • Employers Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
    Guidance on health and safety in forestry is available from: www.hse.gov.uk
  • Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
  • Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Natural Environment & Rural Communities Act 2006
  • National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2009
  • National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949
  • Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957
  • Occupiers’ Liability Act 1984.
  • Occupiers’ Liability (Scotland) Act 1960
  • Occupiers’ Liability Act (Northern Ireland) 1957
  • Occupiers’ Liability (Northern Ireland) Order 1987
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981