This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations come into force on 1 April 2010, at the same time as the commencement of the provisions of the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Act 2006 (the Act) that are not yet in force.
The Act regulates, and ensures the competence of, persons engaged in the provision of sanitary plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying services.
These regulations prescribe requirements in relation to the system of operation to be maintained by employer licence holders. They also designate a class of persons as approved persons for the purposes of certifying systems of operation. Regulation 5 prescribes the manner in which an approved person may certify a system of operation.
Regulation 7 sets out the circumstances in which the Registrar may suspend access to the register of plumbers, gasfitters, and drainlayers, and regulation 8 prescribes search criteria for the register.
Regulation 9 prescribes the manner in which complaints may be made to the Registrar.
Date of notification in Gazette: 4 March 2010.
These regulations are administered by the Department of Building and Housing.