7. (1) A person is exempt from compliance with a listed REACH provision if that person—
(a)has the benefit of a defence exemption certificate made by the Secretary of State in respect of that provision; or
(b)can demonstrate that the appropriate authorities of another member State have exempted that person from compliance in the interests of defence.
(2) Schedule 4 (defence exemption certificates) has effect.
Marketing and use of leaded paint
8. A person who markets or uses leaded paint does not breach the restriction on the marketing and use of leaded paint provided for by Article 67 of REACH where that person complies with the provisions of Schedule 5 (marketing and use of leaded paint).