Much is written about Portable Appliance Testing, but I've yet to find a legal definition of the term "Portable" as it relates to PAT testing. Some say if it's got a 3-pin UK plug on it, then it needs to be PAT tested. Others say if it can be 'ported' (carried by a single person), then it's portable, so needs to be tested. If the former, then fridges, dishwashers, clothes washers, need to be PAT tested. If the latter, then those large bulky white goods do not have to be PAT tested. Can anyone point me to legislation which states categorically which is true? The reason I ask is that as a landlord I'd love not to have to get involved in PAT testing every year. Every tenant I've ever had has brought their own kettle, toaster, coffee machine, vacuum cleaner, bedside lights, etc. Some have even brought their bulky white goods. For these I have no PAT testing to do. Others want to use my bulky white goods, so I'm keen to know if I need to PAT test them or not.