Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Amendment Regulations 2003

2003/181

Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Amendment Regulations 2003


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry for the Environment.


Pursuant to section 76(1)(a) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council (given on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in compliance with section 141(1) of that Act), makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Packaging requirements for explosive substances (class 1)
  • Regulation 10 of the principal regulations is amended by repealing subclause (4), and substituting the following subclauses:

    • (4) A firework must be packed in packaging that retains its integrity after being exposed to a cigarette lighter flame held 50 mm from the packaging for 25 seconds if the firework is—

      • (a) subject to the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001; and

      • (b) not protected from any ignition source; and

      • (c) displayed for sale in areas accessible to the public.

    • (5) This regulation does not apply to the fireworks listed in regulation 4(2) of the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001.

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend regulation 10 of the Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Regulations 2001


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 31 July 2003.


  • 1 SR 2001/118