538. Enforcement in regard to pressure equipment and assemblies.

In Great Britain1, the market surveillance authority in the case of pressure equipment and assemblies2 for use in the workplace is the Health and Safety Executive3. In so far as the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 20164 apply to pressure equipment or assemblies intended exclusively or primarily for use on relevant nuclear sites5, the market surveillance authority is the Office for Nuclear Regulation6.

The Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 and RAMS7 (in its application to pressure equipment or assemblies) must be enforced by the market surveillance authority8; but the Secretary of State, or a person appointed by the Secretary of State to act on behalf of the Secretary of State, may enforce those regulations and RAMS (in its application to pressure equipment or assemblies)9. When enforcing the regulations or RAMS (in its application to pressure equipment o