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The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Repeal and disapplication

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Electromagnetic disturbance

    5. 5.Protection requirements

  3. PART II APPLICATION

    1. General Application

      1. 6.Relevant apparatus

      2. 7.General conditions of application

    2. Modified application

      1. 8.Education and training equipment

      2. 9.Test apparatus

    3. Exclusions

      1. 10.Apparatus supplied or taken into service before 28th October 1992

      2. 11.Apparatus for export to a third country outside the Community

      3. 12.Excluded installations

      4. 13.Spare parts

      5. 14.Supply to the authorised representative

      6. 15.Second-hand apparatus

      7. 16.Electromagnetically benign apparatus

      8. 17.Apparatus for use in a sealed electromagnetic environment

      9. 18.Radio amateur apparatus

      10. 19.Military equipment

    4. Apparatus covered by other Directives

      1. 20.Active implantable medical devices

      2. 21.In vitro medical devices

      3. 22.Medical devices

      4. 23.Vehicles, components and separate technical units

      5. 24.Agricultural or forestry tractors

      6. 25.Two and three-wheel motor vehicles

      7. 26.Marine Equipment

      8. 27.Electrical Energy Meters

      9. 28.Non-automatic weighing instruments

      10. 29.Radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment

  4. PART III GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. 30.General duty for supply

    2. 31.General duty for taking into service

    3. 32.Requirements for supply

    4. 33.Conformity assessment requirements—the three routes to compliance

    5. 34.Presumption of conformity

    6. 35.The CE marking

    7. 36.EC declaration of conformity

    8. 37.Retention of documentation

  5. PART IV THE STANDARDS ROUTE TO COMPLIANCE

    1. 38.Application of Part IV

    2. 39.The standards route to compliance

    3. 40.Applicable EMC standards

    4. 41.Publication of reference numbers of standards

    5. 42.EC declaration of conformity pursuant to the standards route to compliance

  6. PART V THE TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION FILE ROUTE TO COMPLIANCE

    1. General

      1. 43.Application of Part V

      2. 44.Applicability of the technical construction file route to compliance

      3. 45.Technical construction files

      4. 46.The technical construction file route to compliance

      5. 47.Competent bodies

    2. United Kingdom competent bodies

      1. 48.Appointment

      2. 49.Eligibility and verification

      3. 50.Termination of appointment and transfer of functions

      4. 51.Power of competent body other than the Secretary of State to charge fees

      5. 52.Applications for technical reports and technical certificates

      6. 53.Limitations on duty to exercise functions

      7. 54.Contractors etc.

      8. 55.Form of technical reports and technical certificates

      9. 56.Conditions of technical reports or technical certificates

      10. 57.Withdrawal of technical reports or technical certificates

      11. 58.Procedure where United Kingdom competent body is minded to make an unfavourable decision

    3. EC declaration of conformity

      1. 59.EC declaration of conformity where conformity assessment requirements are complied with by reference to a technical construction file

    4. Final provisions

      1. 60.Interpretation of Part V

  7. PART VI THE EC TYPE-EXAMINATION ROUTE TO COMPLIANCE FOR RADIOCOMMUNICATION TRANSMISSION APPARATUS

    1. General

      1. 61.Application of Part VI

      2. 62.The EC type-examination route to compliance

      3. 63.Notified bodies

    2. United Kingdom notified bodies

      1. 64.Bodies and scope of authority

      2. 65.Power of CAA and OFCOM to charge fees

      3. 66.Applications for EC type-examination certificates

      4. 67.Limitations on duty to exercise functions

      5. 68.Contractors etc.

      6. 69.Conditions of EC type-examination certificates

      7. 70.Withdrawal of EC type-examination certificates

      8. 71.Procedure where United Kingdom notified body is minded to make a decision unfavourable to the applicant

    3. EC declaration of conformity

      1. 72.EC declaration of conformity for radiocommunication transmission apparatus

    4. Final provisions

      1. 73.Savings

      2. 74.Interpretation of Part VI

  8. PART VII ENFORCEMENT

    1. Enforcement authorities and powers

      1. 75.Enforcement authorities

      2. 76.Test purchases

      3. 77.Powers of search etc.

      4. 78.Provisions supplemental to regulation 77

      5. 79.Appeals against detention of apparatus

      6. 80.Compliance notices

      7. 81.Prohibition notices

      8. 82.Suspension notices

      9. 83.Appeals against suspension notices

      10. 84.Power to require production of documents and information etc.

    2. Offences

      1. 85.Supplying or taking into service apparatus in contravention of regulation 30 or 31

      2. 86.Contravention of prohibition notice or suspension notice

      3. 87.False or misleading information

      4. 88.Misuse of the CE marking etc.

      5. 89.Obstruction etc. of officers of enforcement authorities etc.

      6. 90.Failure to retain documentation

      7. 91.Defence of due diligence

      8. 92.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

      9. 93.Extension of time for bringing summary proceedings

      10. 94.Inference of condition of apparatus at time of supply or taking into service

    3. Powers of the court

      1. 95.Penalties

      2. 96.Power of the court to require matter to be remedied

      3. 97.Forfeiture: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      4. 98.Forfeiture: Scotland

      5. 99.Recovery of expenses of enforcement

  9. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 100.Service of documents etc.

    2. 101.Duty of enforcement authority to inform the Secretary of State of action taken

    3. 102.Savings for certain privileges

    4. 103.Savings for action taken under other enactments

    5. Consequential amendments

      1. 104.The Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Regulations 2000

      2. 105.Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 9 Restrictions on Disclosure of Information) (Specification) Order 2004

  10. Signature

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1.

      Regulations under Section 10 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949

    2. Schedule 2.

      Phenomena and effects which may be regarded as electromagnetic disturbance

    3. Schedule 3.

      Descriptions of apparatus the operation of which must not be hindered by relevant apparatus

    4. Schedule 4.

      The CE Marking

    5. Schedule 5.

      Minimum criteria for the assessment of United Kingdom competent bodies

    6. Schedule 6.

      Descriptions of apparatus for which United Kingdom notified bodies are authorised

    7. Schedule 7.

      Prohibition Notices

  12. Explanatory Note

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