16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.

chapter 5

chapter 6

Installation requirements and characteristics
  2.1 - Introduction 2.5 - Low voltage generating sets
  2.2 - Safety requirements [Part 1] 2.6 - Standards
  2.3 - Definitions [Part 2] 2.7 - Undervoltage
2.4 - Assessment of general
-------characteristics [Part 3]

2.2.3 -  New inventions or methods

The Regulations indicate clearly that it is intended that only systems and equipment's covered by the Regulations should he used. However, in the event of new inventions or methods being applied, these should give at least the same degree of safety as older methods which comply directly.

Where such new equipment's or methods are used, they should be noted on the Electrical Installation Certificate (see {8.8.2}) as not complying directly with the requirements of the Regulations.


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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