Users' questions

Is an electrical installation certificate a legal requirement?

Is an electrical installation certificate a legal requirement?

Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is no. Sellers are under no legal obligation to provide buyers with an electrical safety certificate – also known as an Electrical Installation Condition Report.

Who can certify electrical installations?

Registered competent person The simplest and quickest method is to have the work done by a competent person who is a member of a recognised scheme i.e. a person registered by BRE Certification Ltd, British Standards Institution, ELECSA Ltd, NICEIC Certification Services Ltd or NAPIT Certification Ltd.

Who is the governing body for electrical installations in Ireland?

the Commission for Regulation of Utilities
Under the Electricity Regulation Act (1999), the Commission for Regulation of Utilities(CRU) is responsible for regulating the activities of electrical contractors with respect to the safety of electrical installations.

Do I need a permit to add an electrical outlet in Washington state?

“Simple installations such replacing an outlet, switch or light in a home, if you’re the homeowner, does not require a permit,” explained Larry Vance with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries.

Who can do electrical work in Washington state?

To do electrical work, you must get an electrical contractor license from us. You must have a valid UBI number, either a $4,000 bond or assignment of savings, and a designated master electrician or administrator.

Can I self-certify my own electrical work?

You can certify your own work. Having the qualifications he has, he is competent to fill out an electrical installation certificate for his installation.

Is 10101 national rules for electrical installations?


  • Installations may be designed to the old standard until 31 January 2021, provided they are certified to at least a pre-connection stage by 31 July 2022.
  • Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Electrical installations may be designed and certified to the new standard from 1 April 2020.

Is 10101 a standard?

I.S. 10101 specifies the requirements for the design, erection, and verification of low-voltage electrical installations.