Appendix A: Key terms

  1. Appendix A

    Appendix A

    Building control body A local authority or private sector approved inspector Building Regulations compliance certificate A certificate issued by an installer registered with an authorised competent person self-certification scheme, or by a certifier registered with an authorised third-party certification scheme stating that the work described in the certificate complies with regulations 4 and 7 of the Building Regulations 2010 (that is, the work complies with all applicable requirements in the Building Regulations) Electrical installation* Fixed electric cables or fixed electrical equipment located on the consumer’s side of the electricity supply meter Extra-low voltage* A voltage not exceeding 50V ac or 120V ripple-free dc, whether between conductors or to earth Low voltage* A voltage exceeding extra-low voltage but not exceeding 1000V ac or 1500V dc between conductors, or 600V ac or 900V dc between conductors and earth Registered competent person A competent person registered with a Part P competent person self-certification scheme Registered third-party certifier A competent person registered with a Part P competent person third-party certification scheme NOTE: *Terms defined in regulation 2 of the Building Regulations 2010  

    • 1 Scope of Part P Diagram 1 Scope of Part P
    • 2 Notifiable work in room containing a bath or shower Diagram 2 Notifiable work in room containing a bath or shower