Noxious Substances Notice 1958

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  • Noxious Substances Notice 1958: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

as at 6 November 2008

Noxious Substances Notice 1958

(SR 1958/83)

  • Noxious Substances Notice 1958: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Health.

Pursuant to regulation 3 of the Noxious Substances Regulations 1954, the Minister of Health hereby gives the following notice.


  • (1) This notice may be cited as the Noxious Substances Notice 1958.

    (2) This notice shall come into force on the seventh day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.


Substances Declared To Be Noxious Substances


Potassium arsenite.

Sodium arsenite.

Fluoroacetic acid and its derivatives.

Fluoroacetamide and its derivatives.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of June 1958 .

G. R. MASON,Minister of Health.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

The effect of this notice is that the Noxious Substances Regulations 1954 will apply to any process of making, packing, mixing, crushing, preparing, or spraying any substance specified in the Schedule to this notice, or otherwise handling it in such a way as to contaminate the air in the place (whether in a factory or elsewhere) where the handling is done.

Those regulations require certain precautions to be taken in any such process or handling, the provision and use of protective clothing, proper equipment, and washing facilities, proper storage and disposal, and working hours not exceeding 10 hours a day.

Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 June 1958.


  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)

1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Noxious Substances Notice 1958. It incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3

  • 1 SR 1954/128