Part P


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Approved Document P

Electrical safety - dwellings (2006 edition incorporating 2010 amendments) (applicable to Wales only, no longer current in England)


Deals with the following requirement; P1 Design and installation of electrical installations.

Document History

Not for use in England, replaced by NBS Building Regulations 2010: Approved Documents P Electrical safety - dwellings (2013 edition) on 6 April 2013. Building regulation powers were devolved to Wales on 31 December 2011. The documents current on 31 December 2011 will continue to apply to Wales. As guidance is reviewed and changes made separate Welsh Approved Documents will be published. For Wales: See also: Amendments to the Approved Documents (WG, 2013). Came into effect 6th April 2006. Reprint December 2010, with corrections. Main changes made by the 2010 amendments: This 2006 edition incorporating 2010 amendments reflects the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved inspector etc.) Regulations 2010. The changes mainly reflect regulation number changes as a result of re-ordering. There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements in Schedule 1 (i.e. Parts A to P) of the Building Regulations. Please note the simplification of the definition of 'room for residential purposes' in regulation 2 of the Building Regulations 2010. Please also note that L1(c) has now become regulation 40.

Year of publication: 2010

Pages: 47

ISBN: 9781859464854

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