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The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Revocation and disapplication

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Essential requirements

    5. 5.Specific essential requirements for fixed installations

  3. PART II

    1. 6.General conditions of application

    2. 7.Existing legislation

    3. Exclusions

      1. 8.Electromagnetically benign equipment

      2. 9.Regulation establishing common rules in the field of civil aviation

      3. 10.Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive

      4. 11.Radio amateur apparatus

      5. 12.Equipment covered by other Directives

      6. 13.Measuring Instruments Directive

      7. 14.Equipment presented at trade fairs or similar events

  4. PART III

    1. 15.Requirements for placing on the market

    2. 16.Requirements for putting into service

    3. 17.Exception from regulation 15 and 16

    4. 18.Compliance with the essential requirements

    5. 19.The internal production control procedure

    6. 20.Involvement of a notified body

    7. 21.The CE marking

    8. 22.EC declaration of conformity

    9. 23.Retention of documentation

  5. PART IV

    1. 24.Designation of United Kingdom notified bodies

    2. 25.Variation and termination

    3. 26.Fees

    4. 27.Functions of notified body

    5. 28.Limitations on duties to exercise functions

    6. 29.Contractors

    7. 30.Form of statement of compliance

    8. 31.Conditions of statement of compliance

    9. 32.Withdrawal of statement of compliance

    10. 33.Procedure where a notified body is minded to refuse to give, or to vary or to withdraw a statement of compliance

  6. PART V

    1. 34.Exemption for certain apparatus from placing on the market requirements

    2. 35.General duty relating to the putting into service of fixed installations

    3. 36.Evidence of compliance with the essential requirements

  7. PART VI

    1. Enforcement authorities and powers

      1. 37.Enforcement authorities

      2. 38.Test purchases

      3. 39.Powers of search

      4. 40.Provisions supplemental to regulation 39

      5. 41.Appeals against detention of apparatus

      6. 42.Compliance notices

      7. 43.Suspension notices

      8. 44.Appeals against suspension notices

      9. 45.Power to require production of documents and information

    2. Offences

      1. 46.Placing on the market or putting into service of equipment in contravention of regulation 15, 16, 34 or 35

      2. 47.Contravention of suspension notice

      3. 48.False or misleading information

      4. 49.Misuse of the CE marking

      5. 50.Obstruction of officers of enforcement authorities

      6. 51.Failure to retain documentation

      7. 52.Defence of due diligence

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

      9. 54.Extension of time for bringing summary proceedings

      10. 55.Inference of condition of equipment at time of placing on the market or putting into service

    3. Powers of the court

      1. 56.Penalties

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

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

      4. 59.Forfeiture: Scotland

      5. 60.Recovery of expenses of enforcement

  8. PART VII

    1. 61.Service of documents

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

    3. 63.Savings for certain privileges

    4. 64.Savings for action taken under other enactments

    5. Consequential amendments

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

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Regulations under Section 10 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949

      1. 1.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Ignition Apparatus) Regulations...

      2. 2.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Electro Medical Apparatus)...

      3. 3.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Radio-Frequency Heating Apparatus)...

      4. 4.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Household Appliances, Portable...

      5. 5.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Fluorescent Lighting Apparatus)...

      6. 6.The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Citizens’ Band Radio...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      The CE Marking

      1. 1.The CE marking shall consist in the initials CE taking...

      2. 2.The CE marking must have a height of at least...

      3. 3.If the CE marking is reduced or enlarged the proportions...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Technical documentation

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Other directives covering equipment

      1. 1.Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of laws of the...

      2. 2.Directive 98/79/EC concerning in vitro medical devices.

      3. 3.Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices.

      4. 4.Council Directive 72/245/EEC relating to the radio interference (electromagnetic compatibility)...

      5. 5.Council Directive 75/322/EEC on the suppression of radio interference produced...

      6. 6.Directive 97/24/EC on certain components and characteristics of two and...

      7. 7.Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment.

      8. 8.Council Directive 90/384/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Minimum Criteria for the Assessment of United Kingdom Notified Bodies

      1. 1.Availability of personnel and of the necessary means and equipment;...

      2. 2.Technical competence and professional integrity of personnel;

      3. 3.Independence in preparing the reports and performing the verification function...

      4. 4.Independence of staff and technical personnel in relation to all...

      5. 5.Maintenance of professional secrecy by personnel; and

      6. 6.Possession of civil liability insurance unless such liability is covered...

  10. Explanatory Note

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