544. Conformity with the safety requirements in regard to lifts and safety components for lifts.

A lift1 or a safety component for lifts2 which is in conformity with a harmonised standard3 (or part of such a standard) the reference to which has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union is to be presumed to be in conformity with the essential health and safety requirements4 covered by that standard (or that part of that standard)5. The presumption is rebuttable6.

For the assessment of conformity of a lift, the installer7 must carry out one of certain specified8 procedures9. For the assessment of conformity of a safety component for lifts, the manufacturer10 must carry out