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Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994


These Regulations revoke and replace the Low Voltage Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1989 and came into effect 9 January 1995.

The requirement for electrical equipment to be safe includes protection against risks of death or injury to humans or domestic animals and damage to property. Electrical equipment that satisfies the requirements of the Regulations must have the ”CE marking“ affixed to it, or its packaging, information sheet,etc. A written declaration of conformity containing specified information and certain technical information must be compiled and kept available for 10 years after manufacture of that particular equipment has ceased.