Retention Rules Per Record Type
Compliance is required with the End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003.
As per Part III, Requirement for technical documentation, s. 8 A producer shall ensure that he keeps the information necessary for him to submit to the enforcement authority the documents referred to in regulation 7 for a period of four years from the date that he puts the materials and components on the market.
As per Part IV, Coding standards, s. 17 17. A producer shall ensure that he keeps the information necessary for him to comply with a request from the enforcement authority to submit the information referred to in regulation 16 for a period of four years from the date that he puts the materials and/or components on the market.
Please also see the Manufacturing Technical Records page of the wiki.
Citations and References
The End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2003/2635/made