554. Market surveillance and enforcement in regard to products for potentially explosive atmospheres.

The market surveillance authority in Great Britain1 for a product2 is in general the Health and Safety Executive3. However, the market surveillance authority in Great Britain for a product is the Office for Nuclear Regulation4, in so far as the Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 20165 apply to any person who places on the market6 or supplies a product intended exclusively or primarily for use on a GB nuclear site7 and to any person who puts into service a product on a relevant nuclear site8.

The market surveillance authority must enforce the regulations and RAMS9 in its application to a product10 When enforcing the regulations, the enforcing authority must exercise its powers in a manner which is consistent with specified provisions11.

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