The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order 2014

Publication Date:January 01, 2014

2014No. 316

CLEAN AIR

The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order 2014

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The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 21(5) of the Clean Air Act 1993( 1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with that section, they are satisfied that the fireplaces exempted by this Order can be used for burning fuel other than authorised fuels without producing any smoke or a substantial quantity of smoke.

Citation, commencement and extent

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order 2014 and comes into force on 19th December 2014.

(2) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Interpretation

2. In the Schedule "authorised fuels" means fuels declared by the Scottish Ministers to be authorised for the purposes of Part III of the Clean Air Act 1993 under section 20(6) of that Act( 2).

Fireplaces exempted from section 20 of the Clean Air Act 1993

3. The fireplaces described in the Schedule that comply with the conditions specified in relation to each of them are exempt from the provisions of section 20 (prohibition on emission of smoke in smoke control area) of the Clean Air Act 1993.

Revocation

4. The Smoke Control Areas (Exempt Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order 2010( 3) is revoked.

PAUL WHEELHOUSE

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew's House,

Edinburgh

19th November 2014

SCHEDULE

Article 3

Exempted fireplaces

Fireplace

Conditions

The fireplace must be installed, maintained and operated in accordance with the following specifications

Permitted fuels (other than authorised fuels)

1.

Any fireplace specially designed or adapted for combustion of liquid fuel and equipped with mechanical stokers.

The fuel for which the mechanical stoker was designed.

2.

Any fireplace (other than a fireplace fired by pulverised fuel) constructed on or after 31st December 1956 and installed before 28th April 1982 and equipped with mechanical stokers, or adapted between those dates for use with such stokers.

The fuel for which the mechanical stoker was designed.

3.

Any fireplace designed to burn coal (other than a fireplace fired by pulverised coal) with a heating capacity exceeding 150,000 British thermal units per hour constructed and installed on or after 31st December 1956 and equipped with mechanical stokers or adapted on or after that date for use with such stokers.

The fuel for which the mechanical stoker was designed.

4.

Aarrow I Series 400 woodburning inset roomheater and 400 T F wood-burning stove manufactured by Arada Limited, The Fireworks, Weycroft Avenue, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5HU.

Operating and Installation Manual dated July 2014, reference: Part No. AFS 1589de.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a mechanical stop to prevent air control lever closure beyond the 10 mm open position.

5.

Aarrow I Series 500 woodburning inset roomheater manufactured by Arada Limited, The Fireworks, Weycroft Avenue, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5HU.

Operating and Installation Manual dated July 2014, reference: Part No. AFS 1789de.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a mechanical stop to prevent air control lever closure beyond the 9 mm open position.

6.

Aarrow I Series 600 woodburning inset roomheater manufactured by Arada Limited, The Fireworks, Weycroft Avenue, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5HU.

Operating and Installation Manual dated July 2014, reference: Part No. AFS 1789de.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a mechanical stop to prevent air control lever closure beyond the 9 mm open position.

7.

Aarrow I Series 750 woodburning inset roomheater manufactured by Arada Limited, The Fireworks, Weycroft Avenue, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5HU.

Operating and Installation Manual dated July 2014, reference: Part No. AFS 1789de.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a mechanical stop to prevent air control lever closure beyond the 7 mm open position.

8.

Aarrow Signature 5 SC, Aarrow Ecoburn 5 SC, Hamlet Solution 5 SC and Villager Espirit 5 SC stoves manufactured by Arada Limited, the Fire Works, Millwey Industrial Estate, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5HU.

Instruction manual reference "Rev 02" dated April 2010.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a mechanical stop to prevent closure of the air control beyond 20 mm from the closed position and 50 mm from the fully open position.

9.

Acquisitions Bloomsbury 5 kW stove manufactured by Esse Engineering Limited, Ouzedale Foundry, Long Ing, Barnoldswick, BB18 6BN.

Instruction manual reference "01/12(

PP)" dated January 2012.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a system to prevent closure of the air controls beyond the 50 per cent open position.

10.

Acquisitions Bloomsbury SE 8 kW Smoke Exempt Multi-fuel stove manufactured by Esse Engineering Limited, Ouzedale Foundry, Long Ing, Barnoldswick, BB18 6BN.

Instruction manual reference "AB-8kW-105-3 10114" dated January 2014.

Wood logs. 1000

11.

Acquisitions Cannonbury 4 and 5 manufactured by Esse Engineering Limited, the Ouzledale Foundry, Long Ing, Barnoldswick, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 6BN.

Installation and operation instruction manual reference "v71 of 09/11/2010" dated 9th November 2010.

Wood logs. 1000

12.

ACR Astwood Multifuel stove AW 1MF manufactured by ACR Heat Products Ltd, Unit 1, Weston Works, Weston Lane, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 3RP.

Instruction manual references "AW 1MF 0101 Version 3" dated 28th January 2013.

Wood logs. 1000

A mechanical stop to prevent closure of the secondary air control lever beyond 12 mm open must be implemented.

13.

Aduro 9D wood burning stove manufactured by Aduro A/S, Beringvej 17, DK-8361, Hasselager, Denmark.

Instruction manual reference "Pevex 1002/AH/ver1" dated June 2011.

Dry wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with permanent stops to ensure that the primary and secondary air controls do not close beyond the 95 per cent and the 50 per cent closed positions respectively.

14.

Aduro 3D, 8D, 10D, 11D and Asgård 1D, 2D and 7D wood burning stove manufactured by Aduro A/S, Beringvej 17, DK-8361, Hasselager, Denmark.

Instruction manual reference "Pevex 1001/AH/ver1" dated June 2011.

Dry wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with permanent stops to ensure that the primary and secondary air controls do not close beyond the 95 per cent and the 50 per cent closed positions respectively.

15.

Aduro 15 and 15-1 6.5kW wood-burning stoves manufactured by Aduro AS, Beringvej 17, DK-8361, Hasselager, Denmark.

Instruction manual dated July 2014, reference: Version 1 - 2014.07.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a permanent stop to prevent closure of the secondary air slider beyond the 55 per cent open position.

16.

AGA Dorrington SE 6kW wood-burning stove manufactured by AGA Rangemaster, Station Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 16th July 2014, reference: N00647AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a modified air control slider to prevent closure beyond the 7 mm open position.

17.

AGA Hadley SE 8kW woodburning stove manufactured by AGA Rangemaster, Station Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 16th July 2014, reference: N00645AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a modified air control slider to prevent closure beyond the 5 mm open position.

18.

AGA Hanwood SE 9kW wood-burning stove manufactured by AGA Rangemaster, Station Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 17th July 2014, reference: N00643AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

19.

AGA Lawley SE 4kW woodburning stove manufactured by AGA Rangemaster, Station Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 17th July 2014, reference: N00646AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a modified air control slider to prevent closure beyond the 4 mm open position.

20.

AGA Shawbury SE 7kW wood-burning stove manufactured by AGA Rangemaster, Station Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 16th July 2014, reference: N00642AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a modified air control slider to prevent closure beyond the 6 mm open position.

21.

AGA Westbury SE 6kWwood-burning stovemanufactured by AGARangemaster, Station Road Ketley, Telford, Shropshire,TF1 5AQ.

Installation and Operating Instructions dated 15th July 2014, reference: N00644AXX Rev 001.

Wood logs. 1000

The appliance must be fitted with a modified air control slider to prevent closure beyond the 35 mm open position.

22.

Alpha I model number AL905-SE Wood Burning Stove manufactured by Hi-Flame Fireplace UK Limited, Unit 5A, Holmes Chapel Business Park, Manor Lane,...

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