Regulation 38: Fire safety information

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Abstract

Fire safety information 38.
(1) This regulation applies where building work—
(a) consists of or includes the erection or extension of a relevant building; or
(b) is carried out in connection with a relevant change of use of a building, and Part B of Schedule 1 imposes a requirement in relation to the work.
(2) The person carrying out the work shall give fire safety information to the responsible person not later than the date of completion of the work, or the date of occupation of the building or extension, whichever is the earlier.
(3) In this regulation—
(a) “fire safety information” means information relating to the design and construction of the building or extension, and the services, fittings and equipment provided in or in connection with the building or extension which will assist the responsible person to operate and maintain the building or extension with reasonable safety;
(b) a “relevant building” is a building to which the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies, or will apply after the completion of building work;
(c) a “relevant change of use” is a material change of use where, after the change of use takes place, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 will apply, or continue to apply, to the building; and
(d) “responsible person” has the meaning given by article 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: exempt buildings and work, responsible person, building safety, building work, fire risk assessment, final certificate, material changes of use, material changes of use, responsible person, part b - fire safety
Subjects: K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > Regulation 38: Fire safety information
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2020 14:48
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/964

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