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Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004

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Fire Precautions Act 1971 (c. 40)

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28(1)In the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), for “fire authority” (in each place) substitute “fire and rescue authority”.

(2)The provisions are—

(a)in section 1 (use of premises requiring fire certificate), subsections (1) and (3A);

(b)in section 3 (power of fire authority to make fire certificates compulsory), subsections (3), (4), (5) and (7);

(c)in section 4 (rights of appeal against and coming into force of section 3 notices), subsection (4);

(d)in section 5 (application for and issue of fire certificates), subsections (1), (2), (3) and (4);

(e)in section 5A (powers of fire authorities to grant exemptions), subsections (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (7), (8) and (9);

(f)in section 5B (withdrawal of exemptions), subsections (1), (2), (3) and (5);

(g)in section 6 (contents of fire certificate), subsections (2), (5), (6) and (7);

(h)in section 8 (change of conditions affecting adequacy of certain matters specified in fire certificates, etc), subsections (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (9), (11) and (12);

(i)in section 8A (change of conditions affecting premises for which exemption has been granted), subsection (1);

(j)in section 8B (charges in relation to fire certificates), subsections (1) and (3);

(k)in section 9 (rights of appeal in respect of sections 5 to 8), subsections (1), (2) and (3);

(l)in section 9A (duty as to means of escape and for fighting fire), subsection (2);

(m)in section 9D (improvement notices), subsections (1), (2), (3) and (4);

(n)in section 10 (prohibition notices), subsections (2), (3), (4) and (7);

(o)in section 12 (power of Secretary of State to make regulations about fire precautions), subsections (7), (8) and (10);

(p)in section 13 (exercise of certain powers of fire authority in England and Wales), subsections (1) and (3);

(q)in section 16 (duty of local authority to consult fire authority in certain cases), subsections (1) and (2);

(r)in section 17 (duty of fire authorities to consult other authorities before requiring building alterations), subsections (1) and (2);

(s)in section 18 (enforcement of Act), subsections (1) and (2);

(t)in section 27 (appeal from order made on complaint), subsection (1);

(u)in section 27A (civil and other liability), paragraph (a);

(v)in Schedule 2 (special provision for certain premises), paragraph 3(5).

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