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A3 Legislation related to lifts, escalators and moving walks

A3.1.1 Relevant European Directives and related documents

86/312/EWG 86/312/EEC 86/312/CEE Commission Directive of 18 June 1986 adapting to technical progress Council Directive 84/529/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electrically operated lifts. 
89/392/EEC Council Directive of 14 June 1989 on the approximation of the laws of Member States relating to machinery.
90/486/EWG 90/486/EEC 90/486/CEE Council Directive of 17 September 1990 amending Directive 84/529 /EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electrically operated lifts (90/486/EEC). 
95/16/EG 95/16/EC 95/16/CE European Parliament and Council Directive 95/16/EC of 29 June 1995 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts. 
95/16/EGVerz 2000 95/16/ECVerz 2000 95/16/CEVerz 2000 00/C292/01 List of notified bodies designated by the Member States and the EFTA countries (EEA Members) under the new approach Directives. 
2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast) became applicable on 29 December 2009.
2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council  of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts (recast)  (Text with EEA relevance) came into force 18 April 2014 and will be applicable on 20 April 2016

A3.1.2 Relevant UK legislation

The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 Statutory Instruments 1992 No. 3073, as amended by the Supply of Machinery (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations Statutory Instruments 1994 No. 2063 and Supply of Machinery (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations Statutory Instruments 2005 No. 831. 
The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 Statutory Instruments 2008 No.1587.
The Lifts Regulations 1997 Statutory Instruments 1997 No. 831.
The Lifts Regulations 2016 (to be enacted).
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 Statutory Instruments 2007 No. 320.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 Statutory Instruments 51 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007.
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Statutory Instruments 1998 No. 2306.
The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 Statutory Instruments 1998 No. 2307.