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The application process

4. Building notice for electrical work

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) have been concerned that risks posed by unsafe electrical installations have been increasing in recent years. To combat the problem the ODPM introduced Building Regulations - Part P Electrical Safety, which came into effect on 1 January 2005.

The Requirements

P1 - Reasonable provision shall be made in the design installation inspection and testing of electrical installations in order to protect persons from fire or injury.

P2 - Sufficient information shall be provided so that persons wishing to operate, maintain or alter an electrical installation can do so with reasonable safety.