Review of the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015 - Government response

Published on Fri, 20th Jul 2018 14:12

The Government has today (July 20th) has issued a response to an earlier review of the regulations covering Carbon Monoxide, and Smoke alarms.

The review can be seen here, but in summary:-

  • the Government is considering extending the requirements so CO alarms have to be fitted for all fuel burning types – i.e. to include gas equipment;

  • it is also considering extending these requirements to all Tenure Type, i.e. to include owner occupier properties

  • but they end by stating – ‘we are not proposing to amend or make any additions to the Regulations at present'