For how long does the duty to preserve evidence under the 2012 ARI Regulations continue?

The duty to ensure that documents, information or records are kept and not altered and to ensure that information is saved and preserved, or that equipment is left undisturbed continues until:

Β (a) published notification is received from the Chief Inspector that no safety investigation is to take place or that the investigation has been completed; (b) 30 days have passed since the Chief Inspector received the report referred to in regulation 6(1) and no notice has been published by the Chief Inspector that it has been decided to investigate the matter; or (c) the Chief Inspector or an inspector carrying out the investigation gives written notification that they are no longer required.


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