MCW/EIC? Like4Like/New Circuit? Notify/None Notify?

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Evening chaps & chapesses! :) :D

Just thought I would throw this one out to bounce around a bit....

replacing a faulty damaged accessory or bit of cable is a Like-4-Like replacment... even if a part p special notifiable location....

How much of a circuit could be replaced before it is no longer classed as Like-4-Like??? ?:|

e.g. did a cooker circuit today background as follows:-

Customer had CU replaced within past 18months...

needs other circuits replaced but widowed and can't afford all work in one go.

Everything on the cooker circuit after the existing MCB onward needed replacing...

Cable, (old rubber TRS!: O)

45A isolator (inc 13A socket),

Connector plate.

very short run...

from under stairs under wooden floor up into kitchen other side of wall..

PVC trunking up wall, (all cable routes surface. No cables buried in walls)

I guessed its was no more than 4.5 metres...

but R1+R2 = 0.04. 6.0mmT&E calcs to 3.8m.. (SHORT RUN!!!!) :^O :p

SO....

Can this be classed as like for like...

is it notifiable or not...

would you do MWC or EIC????

my gut feeling is stick a MWC.. but notify it as well... couple of quid wont break the bank!

seam's more cost to waste a full EIC?? ?:| ? :|

 

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Ah yes now then ... is it actualy like for like ... you've gone from the dredded TRS to pvc/pvc t/e Soooo a partial rewire leading to an EIC :p

 

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I would go with M107, if I've read it properly (and no garantees there) you've replaced all the circuit except the protection device so I would say it goes beyond replace/repair damaged circuit.

 
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And yet...

NICEIC pocket guide refers to Non-Notifiable work...

replacing a damaged cable for a single circuit on a like for like basis.

(like for like basis includes the condition that the replacement cable has the same current carrying capacity and follows the same route).

Which this work does...

e.g.

4metres of PVC follows same route of TRS..

Replacing damaged TRS..

Has same current capacity..

It is on a single circuit..

Quite probably it is a shorter run than on other repairs that may be undertaken!?

BUT....

it just happened to include the whole length of the cable run on that circuit!

?:| ? :| ?:| :|

 
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MWC - you have not installed / modified MORE THAN one circuit. Therefore, EIC is not necessary. You have not provided a new circuit, you`ve upgraded an existing. I would issue MWC, and BRCS notification.

Just my opinion though - I could be wrong. (yeah, right)

 
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MWC - you have not installed / modified MORE THAN one circuit. Therefore, EIC is not necessary. You have not provided a new circuit, you`ve upgraded an existing. I would issue MWC, and BRCS notification.Just my opinion though - I could be wrong. (yeah, right)
That is indeed my way of thinking! :D

it also saves a bit of paper..................................

(think of the trees)

:x ; )

 

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:^O :^O:^O

I was going to reply to that. But - I'd better not.

 

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Now now ....... well be back to them sites none of us ever visit......................................

not while her indoors is about anyway:^O

 
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which "beaver" is that you are referring too???the ones that Apache may treat for some ailment?

Or?...........................................

Better go and see Mrs Special!:DBlushing] :)
What have we decended into

I put an otter down once...................

 

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Sorry:(Blushing:p

Anyway that's it for me tonight people see you all later I'm off for some :z :z:z

 

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