Gas (Dispute Resolution Scheme Membership) Class Exemption Regulations 2014

Reprint as at 1 December 2017

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Gas (Dispute Resolution Scheme Membership) Class Exemption Regulations 2014

(LI 2014/230)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of July 2014

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Pursuant to sections 43EA(3)(a), 43S(1)(fa), and 54(1)(t) of the Gas Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following regulations, acting—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister (as defined in section 2(1) of that Act) made under section 43J(1)(c) of that Act and after complying with sections 43L(1)(b) to (d) and 43M(1)(d) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Gas (Dispute Resolution Scheme Membership) Class Exemption Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 7 August 2014.

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Gas Act 1992

aerosol dispenser means a container that—

(a)

is not refillable; and

(b)

incorporates a valve designed to dispense the container’s contents as an aerosol; and

(c)

contains a compressed gas

cylinder means a refillable or non-refillable container (even if a cryogenic container, but excluding an aerosol dispenser) that is commonly used for storing and transporting compressed gas

maximum filling ratio, for a cylinder to be charged with the low pressure gas that is liquefied petroleum gas, has the same meaning as in regulation 15.67(1) of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.

(2)

A term defined in the Act, and used but not defined in these regulations, has the same meaning as in the Act.

Regulation 3(1) maximum filling ratio: amended, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 4 of the Gas (Dispute Resolution Scheme Membership) Class Exemption Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/243).

4 Gas refuellers who supply LPG in or directly into cylinders and in quantities less than 15 kg

Gas retailers need not be a member of the dispute resolution scheme if, or to the extent that, they are gas refuellers who only supply liquefied petroleum gas—

(a)

to 1 or more other persons for any purpose other than for resupply by the 1 or more other persons; and

(b)

in or directly into, and at or below the maximum filling ratio of, a cylinder, and in quantities less than 15 kg.

Martin Bell,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 July 2014.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Gas (Dispute Resolution Scheme Membership) Class Exemption Regulations 2014 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

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