The Restrictive Trade Practices (Standards and Arrangements) (Services) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-12-04

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 3130

RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES
The Restrictive Trade Practices (Standards and Arrangements) (Services) Order 1995

Made
4th December 1995

Laid before Parliament
5th December 1995

Coming into force
29th December 1995

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, in exercise of the power conferred on him by section 18(5) of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Restrictive Trade Practices (Standards and Arrangements) (Services) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 29th December 1995.

(2) In this Order—

“the 1976 Act” means the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976;

“arrangements” means, in respect of making available, supplying or obtaining any designated services within the meaning of the 1976 Act, arrangements as to the provision of information or advice to persons to or by whom designated services are supplied or agreed to be supplied;

“standards” means, in respect of making available, supplying or obtaining any designated services within the meaning of the 1976 Act, standards of performance in the provision of the services or standards of dimension, design, quality or performance in respect of goods used in providing them.

Approval of standards and arrangements

2.—(1) The standards specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order, being standards adopted by Electricity Association Services Limited on 31st October 1995, are hereby approved for the purposes of section 18(5) of the 1976 Act.

(2) The arrangements specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order, being arrangements adopted by Electricity Association Services Limited on 31st October 1995, are hereby approved for the purposes of section 18(5) of the 1976 Act.

John M. Taylor
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Competition and Consumer Affairs,Department of Trade and Industry
4th December 1995

Article 2
SCHEDULE

PART 1STANDARDS

09–2
The installation of 33kV and higher voltage power cables and associated auxiliary cables

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 3, 1983

09–4
66kV and 132kV impregnated paper insulated oil-filled and gas-pressure type power cable systems

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 3, 1991

09–6
Auxiliary multicore and multipair cables

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 6, 1988

09–7

PVC insulated concentric service cables with stranded copper or solid aluminium phase conductors and copper concentric conductors

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 4, 1981

09–9

Polymeric insulated, combined neutral/earth (CNE) cables with solid aluminium phase conductors and concentric aluminium wire waveform neutral/earth conductor

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 5, 1981

09–11
Heat shrinkable insulating materials for use with 600/1000V cables and accessories

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 1, 1975

09–12
Impregnated paper insulated corrugated aluminium sheathed 6,350/11,000 volt cable

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 2, 1990

09–17
Single core cables for use in substations having extruded insulation and rated voltages of 6,350/11,000 volts and 19,000/33,000 volts

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 2, 1991

26–3
Hand held insulated tools for live working up to 1,000 volts

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 2, 1984

41–10
Switchgear for use on 66 and 132kV distribution systems

Issue 4, 1995

41–18
Partial discharge testing of bushings, capacitors, instrument transformers and switchgear of rated voltage 7.2–420kV inclusive

Issue 2, 1995

41–26
Distribution switchgear for servcie up to 36kV (cable connected)

Amendment 2, 1995 to Issue 1, 1991

41–27
Outdoor distribution switchgear for service up to 36kV (overhead conductor connected)

Amendment 2, 1995 to Issue 1, 1991

43–91
Stay strands and stay fittings for overhead lines

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 4, 1984

43–96
Fasteners and washers for wood pole overhead lines

Amendment 1, 1995 to Issue 2, 1986

43–103
Low voltage overhead line temporary shrouding materials

Issue 1, 1995

C55/4
Insulated sheath power cable systems 1989

Amendment 1, 1995

C64
Testing procedure for approval of joints for cables generally to BEBS C5 1969

Amendment 4, 1995

C79
Type approval tests for connectors and terminations for aluminium conductors of insulated power cables 1972

Amendment 3, 1995

C92
Performances specification for pole top terminations on 6,350/11,000 Volt paper insulated cables 1987

Part 1: Non-metallic pole boxes for mass-impregnated non-draining (MIND) solid type cables

Amendment 1, 1995

G12/3
Requirements for the application of protective multiple earthing to low voltage networks 1995

G58/2
Purchase, use, storage, inspection and maintenance of hand held insulated tools for live working up to 1,000 volts 1995

G59/1
Recommendations for the connection of embedded generating plant to the Regional Electricity Companies' distribution systems 1991

Amendment 2, 1995

L9/3
Structural testing of wood poles prior to climbing or use as a personal support 1995

S15
Standard Schematic Diagrams

Part 1: Schematic Diagrams 1956

Amendment 1, 1995

Part 2: Alarm Schemes 1963

Amendment 1, 1995

Part 3: Basic diagrams for voltage and current transformer secondary circuits 1967

Amendment 3, 1995

ETR 113
Notes of guidance for the protection of embedded generating plant up to 5 MW for operation in parallel with Public Electricity Suppliers' distribution systems

Revision 1, 1995

SMCC 004
Notes of guidance on the safe working of third parties in close proximity to live low voltage overhead conductors 1995

SMCC 006
Notes of guidance on earthwire replacement with one circuit live on 132kV double circuit power lines 1995

PART IIARRANGEMENTS

SMCC 004
Notes of guidance on the safe working of third parties in close proximity to live low voltage overhead conductors 1995

SMCC 006
Notes of guidance on earthwire replacement with one circuit live on 132kV double circuit power lines 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order approves standards of performance in the provision of services and standards of dimension, design, quality or performance in respect of goods used in providing them and arrangements as to the provision of information or advice, all of which have been adopted by Electricity Association Services Limited. The effect of the Order is that, for the purpose of determining whether an agreement is one to which the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976 applies, no account is taken of any term in the agreement by which parties or any of them agree to comply with, or to apply, the standards and arrangements so approved.
The standards and arrangements may be inspected at the premises of Electricity Association Services Limited, 30 Millbank, London SW1P 4RD.

(1)
1976 c. 34.
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