§ Mr. Flynn
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to lay before Parliament the revised regulations on the packaging of explosives for carriage: what information will be made publically available on methods of compliance on the regulations; and when the regulations will come into force.
§ Mr. McLoughlin
The Packaging of Explosives for Carriage Regulations 1991 were laid before Parliament on 26 September. A Health and Safety Executive Guide containing the text of the regulations and guidance on how to comply with them is due to be published in November. The regulations will come into force on 1 March 1992.