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4 Meaning of “equipment”

4
Meaning of “equipment”
(1)
In these regulations, equipment
(a)
Means—
(i)
Cranes; and
(ii)
Passenger ropeways; and
(iii)
Pressure equipment; and
(b)
Includes the attachments, fittings, foundations, mountings, and supports of cranes, passenger ropeways, or pressure equipment; and
(c)
Includes plant used in connection with cranes, passenger ropeways, or pressure equipment.
(2)
A reference in these regulations to equipment is to be read, as the context requires, as a reference to—
(a)
All of the kinds of equipment set out in subclause (1); or
(b)
One or more of those kinds of equipment; or
(c)
An item or items of 1 or more of those kinds of equipment.
(3)
In these regulations, equipment does not include equipment listed in Schedule 2 or exempted under regulation 6, and a reference in these regulations to equipment is not to be read as a reference to any such equipment.
(4)
A reference in these regulations to equipment is to be read,—
(a)
In relation to a controller, as a reference to equipment of which that controller is the owner, lessee, sublessee, or bailee:
(b)
In relation to a designer, as a reference to equipment being designed or designed by that designer:
(c)
In relation to a manufacturer, as a reference to equipment being manufactured or manufactured by that manufacturer:
(d)
In relation to a supplier, as a reference to equipment being supplied or supplied by that supplier.

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