Do new regulations stipulate that a fusebox should be made of metal?

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There is no legal requirement to replace plastic fuseboxes (or consumer units), but if you are fitting a new one it should now have a metal enclosure

Answered by Dave, Electrical Safety Expert

There is no legal requirement to replace plastic fuseboxes (or consumer units), but if you are fitting a new one it should now have a metal enclosure.

 

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