There are no legal provisions for the standard maintenance of an electrical installation. So everyone has to maintain their installation with due care and attention.
In some cases an installation does have to undergo a conformity inspection carried out by an approved body:
Electrical installations and electrical appliances have to be serviced regularly, but the law does not stipulate how frequently such servicing must be undertaken. The owner is usually responsible for servicing. Everyone has to use their electrical installation safely, ensure that it is not overloaded and keep their electrical appliances in good condition.
The conformity of an installation has to be checked by an approved body in certain cases:
If the installation complies with the regulations, the inspection body will give you a certificate of conformity. If the installation does not comply, you are given one year to have the necessary work carried out to bring it into line. Once the work has been carried out, the same inspection body will check the adaptations made before issuing a certificate of conformity.
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