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The Electrical Luminous Tube Signs (Scotland) Regulations 1990

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Notice of installation of apparatus

5.—(1) Not less than 42 days before work is begun to install apparatus, the person proposing to install the apparatus shall give notice in writing of the proposed installation to the fire authority showing by means of scale drawings, both plan and elevation, where the fireman’s emergency switch is to be placed and how it is to be coloured and marked also confirming that the proposed installation is designed in accordance with the Regulations of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.

(2) Where notice has been given to the fire authority as required by paragraph (1) of this regulation and the fire authority considers that the fireman’s emergency switch with which the proposed apparatus would be provided would not comply with regulation 4, nor with the provisions of regulation 3, the fire authority may, within 21 days of the date of receipt of the notice, serve on the person proposing to install the apparatus a counter-notice.

(3) A counter-notice served under paragraph (2) of this regulation may prohibit the use of apparatus referred to in the counter-notice if the fire authority are not satisfied that such apparatus is safe in the event of its being affected by fire or steps taken to put fire out.

(4) Any person aggrieved by a counter-notice served under paragraph (2) of this regulation may, within 21 days of the date of the counter-notice, appeal by way of summary application to the sheriff.

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