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Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Exceptions to placing on the market in respect of certain equipment, protective systems, devices and components

9.  For the purposes of regulation 6 or 8, equipment, a protective system, device or, in the case of paragraph (a), a component shall not be regarded as being placed on the market—

(a)where that equipment, protective system, device or component—

(i)will be put into service in a country outside the Community;

(ii)is imported into the Community for re-export to a country outside the Community,

save that this paragraph shall not apply if the CE marking, or any inscription liable to be confused therewith, is affixed thereto; or

(b)by the exhibition at trade fairs and exhibitions of that equipment, protective system or device, in respect of which the provisions of these Regulations are not satisfied, if—

(i)a notice is displayed in relation to the equipment, protective system or device in question to the effect that—

(aa)it does not satisfy those provisions; and

(bb)it may not lawfully be placed on the market until the responsible person has ensured that those provisions are satisfied; and

(ii)adequate safety measures are taken to ensure the safety of persons.

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