Electricity Amendment Act (No 2) 2001

Electricity Amendment Act (No 2) 2001

Public Act2001 No 64
Date of assent26 September 2001

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Economic Development.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Electricity Amendment Act (No 2) 2001.

    (2) In this Act, the Electricity Act 1992 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Disciplinary offence defined
  • Section 118(1)(b) of the principal Act is amended by adding the words or having carried out or caused to be carried out any prescribed electrical work.

4 Regulations
  • (1) Section 169(2)(a) of the principal Act is amended by adding the words or any official standard.

    (2) Section 169(2)(b) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subparagraph (i), the following subparagraph:

    • (ia) any official standard, or any part of an official standard; or.

    (3) Section 169 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (2), the following subsections:

    • (2A) Regulations may require compliance with an official standard (or a specified part of an official standard) that relates to the subject matter of the regulations by referring to it in the regulations (with any additions or variations that may be specified in the regulations).

    • (2B) That official standard (or the specified part), as it existed on the date of the inclusion (but with any specified additions or variations), is then deemed to form part of the regulations.


Legislative history

20 September 2001Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 97-2), third reading
26 September 2001Royal assent