Power to change premises to which the Fire Safety Order applies

Part of Fire Safety Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 25 June 2020.

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Photo of Gary Streeter Gary Streeter Conservative, South West Devon 2:30, 25 June 2020

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment 4, in clause 2, page 1, line 22, at end insert ‘or (aa)’.

See amendment 3.

Amendment 5, in clause 2, page 1, line 22, at end insert

‘(1A) The relevant authority may make regulations under subsection (1) for the purpose of aligning the Order with regulations which concern fire safety and which are made under any other power.’

This amendment seeks to ensure there is proper alignment between the Fire Safety Order and other regulations that relate to fire safety, including the upcoming Building Safety Bill.