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Directive 2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive 2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts (recast) (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX IXU.K.

CONFORMITY TO TYPE WITH RANDOM CHECKING FOR SAFETY COMPONENTS FOR LIFTS(module C 2)U.K.

1.Conformity to type with random checking is the part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby a notified body carries out checks on safety components for lifts to ensure that they are in conformity with the approved type as described in the EU type examination certificate and satisfy the applicable requirements of Annex I and will enable a lift in which they are correctly incorporated to satisfy those requirements.U.K.

2. Manufacturing U.K.

The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure that the manufacturing process and its monitoring ensure that the manufactured safety components for lifts meet the conditions referred to in point 1.

3.The manufacturer shall lodge an application for random checking with a single notified body of his choice.U.K.

The application shall include:

(a)

the name and address of the manufacturer and, if the application is lodged by the authorised representative, his name and address as well;

(b)

a written declaration that the same application has not been lodged with any other notified body;

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all relevant information on the safety components for lifts manufactured;

(d)

the address of the premises where the sample of the safety components for lifts can be taken.

4.The notified body shall carry out or have carried out checks on safety components for lifts at random intervals. An adequate sample of the final safety components for lifts, taken on site by the notified body, shall be examined and appropriate tests set out in the relevant harmonised standards, and/or equivalent tests set out in other relevant technical specifications, shall be carried out to check whether the safety components for lifts meets the conditions referred to in point 1. In cases where one or more of the safety components for lifts checked do not conform, the notified body shall take appropriate measures.U.K.

The points to be taken into account when checking the safety components for lifts will be defined by joint agreement between all the notified bodies responsible for this procedure, taking into consideration the essential characteristics of the safety components for lifts.

The notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity to type with respect to the examinations and tests carried out.

On request, the notified body shall provide the Commission and the Member States with a copy of the certificate of conformity to type.

5. CE marking and EU declaration of conformity U.K.

5.1.The manufacturer shall affix the CE marking, and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 3, the latter’s identification number to each individual safety component for lifts that meets the conditions referred to in point 1.U.K.
5.2.The manufacturer shall draw up a written EU declaration of conformity for each safety component for lifts and keep a copy of it at the disposal of the national authorities for 10 years after the safety component for lifts has been placed on the market. The EU declaration of conformity shall identify the safety component for lifts for which it has been drawn up.U.K.

6. Authorised representative U.K.

The manufacturer’s obligations may be fulfilled by his authorised representative, on his behalf and under his responsibility, provided that they are specified in the mandate. An authorised representative shall not fulfil the manufacturer’s obligations set out in point 2.

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