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Environment and Safety Information Act 1988

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Public Register

All relevant legal notices served by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority will be recorded on our Public Register in accordance with the Environment and Safety Information Act 1988.

Information relating to notices served will be available on the register within 14 days of expiry of the 21 day statutory appeal period.  Where an appeal is made, a notice will not be recorded on the register until a decision on the appeal is final.  In the cases where the notice is overturned, no entry on the register will be made.

Any entries on the register which relate to a notice will remain on the register for a period of not less than three years from the date on which the notice was served.

Please follow the links below to view the Enforcement and Prohibition Notices.

  • Enforcement Notices - Where the Fire and Rescue Authority is of the opinion that the responsible person or other person mentioned in Article 5(3) has failed to comply with any provision of the Fire Safety Order

  • Prohibition Notices - Where the Fire and Rescue Authority is of the opinion that the risk to persons in case of fire, is so serious it will be necessary for the Authority to prohibit or restrict the use of parts of the premises until the specified matters have been remedied.

  • Alteration Notices - If you wish to view the Alterations Notices then please contact the Fire Safety Department at the Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, details to be found on the contacts page.

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Tyne and Wear Fire Authority also serve Legal Notices under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regarding Petroleum and Explosive installations, these can be viewed by following the link below or at our Service Headquarters at Barmston Mere, Washington.