Heating Appliance (Firegaurds): The Heating Appliances (Fireguards) Regulations, 1953
Fyfe, David Maxwell
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These Regulations require fireguards to be fitted to gas fires, electric fires and oil beaters wbich are so designed that they are suitable for use in residential premises and are of such a type that, without a guard. there is a likelihood of injury by burning. The standards of construction and fitting for guards, and the tests to be employed in ascertaining whether guards comply with those standards, are set out in the Schedule. Regulation 4 gives an exemption from the Regulations in the case of sales for scrap. Under Regulation 5, heating appliances, other than imported appliances, manufactured before the date of the coming into operation of the Regulations and not fitted with the requisite guard may be sold or let until the end of September, 1954.