Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2018


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 3rd day of December 2018

The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 169(1)(28) of the Electricity Act 1992 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

These regulations are the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 21 January 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 99 amended (Fees payable to Board)

In regulation 99(2), replace “inclusive” with “exclusive”.

5 Schedule 6 replaced

Replace Schedule 6 with the Schedule 6 set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule New Schedule 6

r 5

Schedule 6 Prescribed fees payable to Board

r 99

FunctionPrescribed fee
($) (GST exclusive)
Application for registration304.35
Application for registration (overseas-trained)1,434.78
Application for, or renewal of, provisional licence113.04
Application for, or renewal of, limited certificate113.04
Registration certificate65.22
Replacement certificate or licence65.22
Certified copy of entry in register65.22
Restoration of name to register113.04
Application for, or renewal of, employer licence (fee per year of term)1,073.91
Application for written examination entry73.91
Application for remarking examination73.91
Return of examination script73.91
Application for late examination73.91
Application for practice assessment73.91
Application for, or renewal of, practising licence (fee per year of term)108.70

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which amend the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations), come into force on 21 January 2019.

The amendments—

  • amend the fees payable in Schedule 6 of the principal regulations; and

  • provide for those fees to be expressed on a GST-exclusive basis.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 December 2018.

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