Fire safety responsibilities under Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022 came into force on 01/10/2023.
The Home Office has previously published guidance for Responsible Persons regarding Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/check-your-fire-safety-responsibilities-under-section-156-of-the-building-safety-act-2022/fire-safety-responsibilities-under-section-156-of-the-building-safety-act-2022 (external link)
In addition to this, the Home Office has also published two new guidance documents (29/09/2023):
People with duties under fire safety laws
The People with duties under fire safety laws guidance document is intended to assist ‘persons’ with duties under fire safety legislation in England to comply with the legislation.
Fire Safety Order: enforcement and sanctions for non-compliance
The Fire Safety Order: enforcement and sanctions for non-compliance guidance document explains how the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (as amended) is enforced and advises of the sanctions that are available to Enforcing Authorities if you fail to comply with this legislation.
For help with your fire safety obligations, specify (and verify) an appropriatly Third-Party Certificated BAFE Registered Organisation www.bafe.org.uk