- The Register of Electrical Contractors of Ireland Limited (RECI) is a body which has been appointed by the Commission for EnergyRegulation ("the Commission") as the Electrical Safety Supervisory Body (ESSB) under Section 9D(1)(a) of the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 as amended by the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 ("the Act"). The new ESSB will run under the name Safe Electric.
- Safe Electric's primary objective is to protect the safety interests of customers with respect to electrical installation activities through the registration and supervision of electrical contractors, all in accordance with the provisions of the Regulatory System as set out in the Act and the Criteria Document (which is referred to in the Act). The Criteria Document sets out the safety standards and procedures to be adhered to by Electrical Contractors. This Document is and may be subject to change in accordance with the Act.
- In terms of the Act, an individual shall not certify controlled electrical work (as defined in the Act) unless that person is registered with an Electrical Safety Supervisory Body.
- These Rules have been prepared by the Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Act, and approved by Safe Electric. The Rules shall be subject to revision from time to time and any changes made shall be subject to the approval of the Commission.
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