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The Plugs and Sockets etc. (Safety) Regulations 1994

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Appliances to which Part II applies

11.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, this Part applies to any appliance which–

(a)is designed to operate at a voltage of not less than 200 volts; and

(b)is designed to operate at a maximum rated input of not more than 13 amperes; and

(c)is either–

(i)equipment which is fitted with a flexible cable or cord, is designed to be connected to a socket conforming to BS 1363 by means of that flexible cable or cord and a plug and is ordinarily intended to be so connected directly without the use of a cable connector; or

(ii)a flexible cable or cord which is connected to a portable socket or portable sockets and is designed to be connected to a socket conforming to BS 1363 by means of a plug; or

(iii)a flexible cable or cord which is designed to be connected to electrical equipment by means of an appliance coupler and to connect that electrical equipment to a socket conforming to BS 1363 by means of a plug; or

(iv)a flexible cable or cord which is designed to be connected by means of a cable connector to a flexible cable or cord fitted to electrical equipment, and which is intended to connect that electrical equipment to a socket conforming to BS 1363 by means of a plug; and

(d)is ordinarily intended for domestic use.

(2) This Part does not apply to any appliance specified in Schedule 3 to these Regulations.

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