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The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016

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37.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), apparatus that has been made available on the market and which can be incorporated into a fixed installation is subject to all of the relevant provisions for apparatus in these Regulations.

(2) Where apparatus is intended for incorporation into a particular fixed installation and is not otherwise made available on the market, the requirements of Part 2 and Part 3 do not apply.

(3) A person who places apparatus of the type referred to in paragraph (2) on the market must provide information with the apparatus which—

(a)identifies the fixed installation in which it is to be incorporated and the electromagnetic compatibility characteristics of that fixed installation;

(b)sets out the precautions to be taken when the apparatus is incorporated into the fixed installation to ensure the conformity of the installation with Part 2;

(c)includes the information referred to in—

(i)regulation 13 (information identifying manufacturer); and

(ii)if relevant, regulation 20 (information identifying importer).

(4) The good engineering practices referred to in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 must be documented and the documentation held by the person who installed the fixed installation during the period of operation of the fixed installation.

(5) The person referred to in paragraph (4) must ensure that the documentation can be made available to the relevant national authorities upon request during the period of operation of that fixed installation.

(6) Where the enforcing authority has received complaints about disturbances being generated by the fixed installation or has reason to believe that a fixed installation may not be in conformity with these Regulations, the enforcing authority may request evidence of conformity of the fixed installation and may initiate an evaluation of the fixed installation.

(7) Where the enforcing authority considers that the evaluation referred to in paragraph (6) has established that the fixed installation is not in conformity with these Regulations, the enforcing authority must ensure that appropriate measures are taken to ensure that the fixed installation is brought into conformity with the essential requirements in Schedule 1.

(8) The person referred to in paragraph (4) is responsible for ensuring that the installation is in conformity with the relevant essential requirements.

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