Impact assessment

Building regulations Part P: electrical safety in dwellings

This impact assessment sets out the proposed changes to Part P of the building regulations.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Applies to England


Building regulations Part P, electrical safety in dwellings - impact assessment

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This final impact assessment sets out the proposed changes to Part P of the building regulations and provides an analysis of the associated costs and benefits.

The proposals aim to reduce the bureaucracy and cost burdens that Part P imposes on installers, building control bodies and consumers, without undermining the improvements to electrical safety, installer competence and the quality of electrical installation work arising from the introduction of Part P in 2005.

This impact assessment updates the consultation impact assessment which was a supporting document for Section 3 of the 2012 Building Regulations consultation.

Published 19 December 2012
Last updated 16 January 2013 + show all updates
  1. Updated the attachment as the Impact Assessment now has a validated status from the RPC.

  2. First published.