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Health and safety: key differences in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Updating author: Ruth Wintersgill, consultant editor (Northern Ireland): Andrew Spratt

Future developments

There are no future developments specific to Scotland and Northern Ireland.


The same statutory provisions regulate health and safety throughout Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) including their offshore islands, but not the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands or Northern Ireland), so the same regulatory regime applies in England, Wales and Scotland).