Part P of the Building Regulations was introduced by the Government in 2005 and affects all electrical work carried out in dwellings.
People carrying out electrical work in homes and gardens in England and Wales should follow the requirements set out in Part P of the Building Regulations to ensure that they are complying with the law. These rules are designed to ensure that electrical work is safe.
Why has Part P been introduced?
Part P has been introduced in order to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and fires caused by faulty electrical installations.