305/2011/EU-CPR
Exchange of information on notifications
UK approach
4 December 2012
Guy Bampton
Building Regulations (England) and Construction Products (UK) Policy Manager
Head of UK Delegation to the Standing Committee on Construction
Department for Communities and
Local Government
The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi PC
Minister for Faith and Communities
Nick Boles MP
Mark Prisk MP
Minister for Housing
The Rt Hon Don Foster MP
Brandon Lewis MP
Parliamentary Under Secretaries of State
Baroness Hanham CBE
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Department for Communities and
Local Government
Central government, policy on:
• local government
• communities and neighbourhoods
• regeneration
• housing
• fire
• planning and building
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Department for Communities and
Local Government
Management and policy responsibilities include:
• Building regulations for England (including technical
requirements and supporting guidance)
• Review of building standards
• UK lead on Construction Products Regulation
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Member State duties, including Notifying Authority, market
surveillance policy, TABs and Product Contact Point
Relevant EU representation for UK, including Standing
Committee on Construction and Delegated Acts
UK network (DAs, HA, producers, notified bodies, NSB, etc)
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Construction Products
Regulation
Notified Bodies:
• Duties laid down in CPR
• DCLG is notifying authority
• Accreditation by UKAS
• Designated on NANDO by DCLG
• DCLG has published guidance note on process
• Similar approach for TABs
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UK designation process overview
Candidate body
sends application to
UKAS
Candidate body
sends advance
notice to notifying
authority (DCLG)
DCLG notifies EC
and other MS
UKAS
accreditation,
in line with EA
guidelines
Candidate Body applies to
notifying authority (DCLG) with:
• UKAS accreditation certificate,
schedule and report
• systems, activities & products
• insurance information
Monitoring,
including UKAS
annual
surveillance
Candidate body
writes accepting
conditions
DCLG (SoS) decision
DCLG sends
designation letter,
with conditions
2 weeks
Designation
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Thank you for your interest.
Guy Bampton
Building Regulations (England) and Construction Products (UK) Policy Manager
Head of UK Delegation to the Standing Committee on Construction
Building Regulations and Standards Division
Department for Communities and Local Government,
5G9 Eland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DU
T: +44 (0)303 444 1801
E: [email protected]
W: www.communities.gov.uk
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