The Health and Safety and Nuclear (Fees) (Amendment) and Gas Safety (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2024

Jurisdiction: Great Britain / United Kingdom

Commencement: 1st February 2024


  • The Health and Safety and Nuclear (Fees) Regulations 2022
  • Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996

Mini Summary

The Health and Safety and Nuclear (Fees) Regulations 2022 enable the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) to charge fees to recover their costs where it finds an organisation in material breach of health and safety regulations.

The Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 apply to the conveyance of natural gas (methane) through pipes to domestic and other consumers. They cover the safe management of gas flow through a network, arrangements for dealing with supply emergencies, arrangements for dealing with gas incidents and gas composition.


Various duties apply.



The Health and Safety and Nuclear (Fees) Regulations 2022
Fixed fees, enabling full cost recovery, are updated for the following areas:

  • ionising radiation;
  • explosives, including acetylene safety and dangerous goods in harbour areas;
  • onshore oil, gas and geothermal well and borehole operations;
  • pipelines conveying fluid; and
  • onshore and offshore wind or marine energy installations.

The full list of changes to fees can be found in the Schedule.

Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996
A minor technical change is made to correct a date error in The Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996.

There are no changes to duties for organisations.


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