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1Subject to paragraph 2, the fire safety measures are—
(a)measures to reduce the risk of—
(i)fire in relevant premises; and
(ii)the risk of the spread of fire there;
(b)measures in relation to the means of escape from relevant premises;
(c)measures for securing that, at all material times, the means of escape from relevant premises can be safely and effectively used;
(d)measures in relation to the means of fighting fires in relevant premises;
(e)measures in relation to the means of—
(i)detecting fires in relevant premises; and
(ii)giving warning in the event of fire, or suspected fire, in relevant premises;
(f)measures in relation to the arrangements for action to be taken in the event of fire in relevant premises (including, in particular, measures for the instruction and training of employees and for mitigation of the effects of fire); and
(g)such other measures in relation to relevant premises as may be prescribed by the Scottish Ministers by regulations.
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