Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

26 When fittings and appliances in use deemed to be electrically safe

(1)

This regulation applies to a fitting or appliance, other than an electrical medical device, that is in use, or available for use,—

(a)

by an employee or contractor of the owner of the fitting or appliance; or

(b)

by a hirer or lessee under a hire or lease agreement with the owner of the fitting or appliance; or

(c)

by the occupier of premises that are rented or leased from the owner of the fitting or appliance.

(2)

A fitting or appliance described in subclause (1)(a) is deemed to be electrically safe if it has a current tag issued in accordance with AS/NZS 3760.

(3)

A fitting or appliance described in subclause (1)(b) or (c) is deemed to be electrically safe—

(a)

if it has a current tag issued in accordance with AS/NZS 3760; or

(b)

if, at the time it is first made available for use by the hirer, lessee, or occupier, it is supplied with electricity through a portable RCD, or through a circuit protected by an electrically safe RCD, that provides protection from electric shock.

(4)

A fitting described in subclause (1)(b) or (c) is deemed to be electrically safe if it is a fitting that is part of an installation and it complies with AS/NZS 3019.

Compare: SR 1997/60 r 76

Regulation 26: substituted, on 10 November 2011, by regulation 13 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/370).

Regulation 26(4): inserted, on 1 February 2014, by clause 6 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).