Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Regulations 2018

2018/96

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of May 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 187, 191, and 192 of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Internal Affairs.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Transitional, savings, and related provisions
5Owner and tenants of building must maintain means of escape from fire for building
6Flammable cleaning liquid and flammable material
7Owner of building must provide evacuation procedure
8Duties of occupants of building regarding evacuation procedure
9Owners or tenants of certain buildings must have employees trained to assist occupants to evacuate
10Appliances and systems
11Control of open flames
12Packing and unpacking of goods
13Storage of certain materials inside and outside buildings
14Maintenance of firefighting equipment for use by building’s occupants
15Owner or tenant of building must install hand-operated firefighting equipment if required by FENZ
16This Part does not limit Part 2 in relation to relevant building
17Offences
18Application for approval of evacuation scheme
19FENZ must decide whether to approve evacuation scheme no later than 20 working days after receipt of application
20Revocation of approved evacuation scheme under section 78 of Act
21Requirement for variation of approved evacuation scheme under section 78 of Act
22Notification requirement for FENZ if building owner notifies under section 76(3) of Act
23Minimum amounts of hazardous substances
24Automatic sprinkler systems
25General matters to be included in evacuation scheme
26Requirements for evacuation scheme in relation to places of safety
27Requirements relating to provision for place of safety for persons who require particular assistance
28Requirements in relation to places of safety inside building
29Requirements for trial evacuations of building to which regulation 25(c) or (d)(i) applies
30Requirements for trial evacuations of building to which regulation 25(d)(ii)(B) applies
31Persons who require particular assistance and persons under control or supervision in trial evacuation
32Building owner must notify FENZ of result of trial evacuation
33Evacuation training programmes
34Building owner must notify FENZ of evacuation training programme
35Building owner must notify FENZ if certain events occur
36Revocation
Explanatory note
Administrative Information