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9.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) F1[F2, (3) and (4)] and regulation 21(1), these Regulations do not apply to—

(a)the erection of any building or extension of a kind described in Schedule 2; or

(b)the carrying out of any work to or in connection with such a building or extension, if after the carrying out of that work it is still a building or extension of a kind described in that Schedule.

(2) The requirements of paragraphs G1 and G3(2) and (3) of Schedule 1 apply—

(a)to any greenhouse which receives a cold or hot water supply from a source shared with or located inside a dwelling; and

(b)to—

(i)any small detached building falling within class 6 in Schedule 2; and

(ii)any extension of a building falling within class 7 in Schedule 2,

which in either case receives a cold or hot water supply from a source shared with or located inside any building other than a building or extension of a kind described in Schedule 2.

(3) The requirements of Part P of Schedule 1 apply to—

(a)any greenhouse F3[F4used for domestic purposes ];

(b)any small detached building falling within class 6 in Schedule 2; and

(c)any extension of a building falling within class 7 in Schedule 2,

which in any case receives its electricity from a source shared with or located inside a dwelling.

F5[F6(4) The requirements of paragraph R1 of Schedule 1 apply to buildings controlled under other legislation falling within class 1 in Schedule 2.]

[F7(4) The requirements of paragraph R1 of Schedule 1 apply to buildings falling within paragraphs 1 and 2 of Class 1 (buildings controlled under other legislation) in Schedule 2.]

F1Words in reg. 9(1) substituted (E., but only in relation to excepted energy buildings in W.) (9.5.2016) by The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/490), regs. 1(4), 2(2)(a) (with regs. 1(3), 3)

F2Words in reg. 9(1) substituted (W. but not in relation to excepted energy buildings) (8.4.2016) by The Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/361), regs. 1(4), 2(2)(a) (with regs. 1(3), 3)

F3Words “used for domestic purposes” in reg. 9(3)(a) omitted (W. in relation to excepted energy buildings) (8.6.2018) by virtue of The Building Regulations &c. (Amendment) (Excepted Energy Buildings) (Wales) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/558), regs. 1(2), 4(4)(a) (with reg. 29)

F4Words in reg. 9(3)(a) inserted (E., but only in relation to excepted energy buildings in W.) (6.4.2013) by The Building Regulations &c. (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 2012/3119), reg. 5, Sch. 1 (with regs. 1(3), 45-47) (as amended by S.I. 2013/181, reg. 5, Sch.) [Editorial note: This amendment no longer applies at all in relation to W. from 8.6.2018]

F6Reg. 9(4) inserted (W. but not in relation to excepted energy buildings) (8.4.2016) by The Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/361), regs. 1(4), 2(2)(b) (with regs. 1(3), 3)

F7Reg. 9(4) inserted (E., but only in relation to excepted energy buildings in W.) (9.5.2016) by The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/490), regs. 1(4), 2(2)(b) (with regs. 1(3), 3) [Editorial note: This amendment no longer applies at all in relation to W. from 8.6.2018]

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