The Private Security Services Act 2004 and the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 confer a legal power to the Private Security Authority in relation to the licensing of prescribed activities within the private security industry. The installation, maintenance, repair and servicing of security equipment, encompassing intruder alarm systems, CCTV systems and access control systems is one such activity covered by PSA related legislation.

PSA2006_12 is the standard in relation to licensing of CCTV systems and is available as a free download from