1 Citation and commencement

These Regulations—

(a)    may be cited as the Ozone Depleting Substances (Qualifications) (Amendment) Regulations 2008; and

(b)    come into force on 15th February 2008.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2008: see para (b) above.

2 Amendment

2Amendment

(1)    The Ozone Depleting Substances (Qualifications) Regulations 2006, are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2)    In regulation 3, for paragraph (a) substitute—

“(a)    a person is competent to carry out relevant work whilst performing a task specified in column 1 of the Table in Schedule 1 in respect of the equipment specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table if that person has obtained one of the qualifications specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that Table;”.

(3)    In column 3 of Schedule 1 for “British Fire Protection Systems Association Competence Certificate Course Class I.” substitute—

“(a)    British Fire Protection Systems Association Competence Certificate Course Class I.

(b)    Fire Industry Competence Certificate Course Class 1.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2008: see reg 1(b).

Signature

Phil Woolas

Minister of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

16th January 2008

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the minimum qualifications in Schedule 1 to the Ozone Depleting Substances (Qualifications) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1510, in relation to the decommissioning of fire protection systems and fire extinguishers.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.