Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

Certified designs for installations

Heading: inserted, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 11 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/279).

58 Certified designs

(1)

A design for an installation or part installation is a certified design if—

(a)

it identifies the location or proposed location of the installation or part installation; and

(b)

it identifies the standards (if any) with which the installation or proposed installation, or part installation or proposed part installation, complies or is intended to comply; and

(c)

the person who prepared the design signs and dates it.

(2)

A certified design for an installation or part installation must be such that, if it is installed, tested, inspected, and connected in accordance with the design, the resulting installation or part installation will—

(a)

comply with these regulations; and

(b)

be electrically safe, as required by regulation 14.

(3)

A person who installs, tests, inspects, or connects an installation or part installation to which a certified design relates is entitled (if acting in good faith) to rely on the design as ensuring that, if the installation or part installation is installed, tested, inspected, and connected in accordance with the design, the resulting installation or part installation will comply with subclause (2).

(4)

A person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a level 2 penalty if the person—

(a)

falsely certifies a design for an installation or part installation; or

(b)

certifies a design that does not comply with subclause (2).

Regulation 58: replaced, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 11 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/279).

Regulation 58(4): amended, on 4 October 2013, by regulation 3(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409).