524. Obligations of importers in regard to simple pressure vessels.

524.     Obligations of importers in regard to simple pressure vessels.

An importer1 must not place a vessel2 on the market3 unless it is in conformity with Part 2 of the Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 20164. Before placing a category A vessel5 on the market, an importer must ensure that: (1) the relevant conformity assessment procedure6 has been carried out; (2) the manufacturer7 has drawn up the technical documentation8; (3) the vessel bears the CE marking9 and the inscriptions10; and (4) the manufacturer has complied with the requirements11 as to the labelling of vessels12.

Where an importer considers