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 their notification in the Gazette, amend the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001.
The amendments place restrictions on the noise fireworks make when used. The amendments refer to a British standard for sound level meters. This standard is incorporated by reference because it is considered too large to be printed in full as part of the regulations. Under section 141A of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, this reference does not include any subsequent amendments to the standard. This standard is available for inspection free of charge at the offices of the Ministry for the Environment at Wellington, from where copies may also be purchased.
Date of notification in Gazette: 17 April 2008.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.