Legislation

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) enforces general fire safety legislation on behalf of Royal Berkshire Fire Authority in Berkshire.
  • Regulatory Reform Order The Regulatory Reform Order came into effect in October 2006 and replaced over 70 pieces of fire safety law.
  • Fire Risk Assessment This is an organised and methodical look at your premises and the activities carried out there.
  • Building Regulations If you intend to carry out any building work, you need to ensure that work complies with The Building Regulations 2010.
  • Licensing Act 2003 The Licensing Act 2003 came into force on 24 November 2004 and introduced a single licensing scheme for premises.
  • Primary Authority Scheme This supports local regulation and enables businesses to form a statutory partnership with a regulatory authority.