No. 78. Fire safety declarations to be submitted by 30 April 2010
Goltsblat BLP advises that Federal law of 22 July 2008 No. 123-FZ “Technical
Regulations on Fire Safety Requirements” came into effect on 30 April
2009 with respect to industrial facilities, hazardous production factilities,
construction sites and places of mass public gatherings.
According to the Regulations, in order to reduce the fire risk and for the
purpose of assessing the potential loss to third parties, a fire safety declaration
is drawn up with respect to capital construction facilities for which the legislation
envisages state expert examination of the design documentation, as well as certain
specialised facilities for protection.
The declaration is prepared by the developer or the person responsible for
compiling the design documentation. For designed facilities requiring protection,
the declaration is submitted before start-up.
For those already in operation as of 30 April 2009, the first safety declaration
is to be submitted before 30 April 2010.
The declaration is executed in a set format, signed by the owner or person
possessing the given facility by other lawful right and is submitted to the
territorial department of the Ministry of Emergencies responsible for organisation
and implementation of state fire supervision.
The Regulations also determine the system for fire prevention, identification
and extinguishing, protection systems and fire hazard classes of buildings.
For additional information, please contact :
Vitaliy Mozharowski, Partner, Commercial Real Estate, Goltsblat
Elena Barinova, Partner, Real Estate Investment and Finance,
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