Gas Amendment Act 2006 Commencement Order 2010



Gas Amendment Act 2006 Commencement Order 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of March 2010

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) of the Gas Amendment Act 2006, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.


1 Title
  • This order is the Gas Amendment Act 2006 Commencement Order 2010.

2 Commencement of provisions of Gas Amendment Act 2006 not yet in force

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings into force, on 4 May 2010, the provisions of the Gas Amendment Act 2006 that are not already in force. Those provisions are sections 4, 5, 6(2) to (5), 7, 10 to 12, and 15 to 18.

The provisions being brought into force—

  • require owners and operators of gas supply systems to have safety management systems:

  • create new offences and an infringement offence regime:

  • make associated technical changes.

The provisions brought into force by this order come into force at the same time as the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010, which replace the Gas Regulations 1993.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 April 2010.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.