Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

84 Declared high risk articles not to be sold unless approved

(1)

WorkSafe may, by notice in the Gazette, declare that particular low voltage or extra-low voltage fittings or appliances, or particular types or classes of low voltage or extra-low voltage fittings or appliances, are high risk fittings or appliances (in this regulation and regulations 85 and 86 called declared high risk articles).

(2)

A declared high risk article may not be sold, offered for sale, supplied, or offered for supply unless—

(a)

it is approved for sale by WorkSafe under regulation 85 and all conditions of the approval are complied with; or

(b)

it is deemed, under regulation 86, to be approved by WorkSafe, and all relevant terms and conditions of the deemed approval are complied with.

(3)

A person who sells, offers for sale, supplies, or offers for supply a declared high risk article commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a level 2 penalty if—

(a)

the article is not approved for sale under regulation 85; or

(b)

the article is approved for sale under regulation 85, or deemed to be approved under regulation 86 or 86A, but all relevant terms and conditions of the approval or deemed approval are not complied with.

Compare: SR 1997/60 r 101(1), (9)

Regulation 84(1): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

Regulation 84(1): amended, on 10 November 2011, by regulation 35 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/370).

Regulation 84(2): amended, on 1 February 2014, by clause 15(1) of Schedule 1 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).

Regulation 84(2)(a): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

Regulation 84(2)(b): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

Regulation 84(3): amended, on 1 February 2014, by clause 15(2) of Schedule 1 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).

Regulation 84(3): amended, on 4 October 2013, by regulation 3(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409).

Regulation 84(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 7(1) of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/279).

Regulation 84(3)(b): amended, on 1 February 2014, by clause 15(3) of Schedule 1 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).