Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

81 Evidence of compliance with standards


A test report or certificate of conformity that shows that a low voltage or extra-low voltage fitting or appliance complies with AS/NZS 3820 or any standard listed in Schedule 4 is conclusive evidence, in the absence of proof to the contrary, of compliance with regulation 80.


For the purposes of this regulation, a test report is an original or a certified copy of a report issued—


by a laboratory—


accredited by International Accreditation New Zealand; or


accredited by a body that has a mutual recognition agreement with International Accreditation New Zealand; or


approved as a testing laboratory by or under an international agreement between New Zealand and another country (being any territory for whose international relations the government of the country is responsible); or


under the Certification Body Scheme of the Worldwide System for Conformity Testing and Certification of Electrotechnical Equipment and Components, known as the IECEE CB Scheme.


For the purposes of this regulation, a certificate of conformity is a certificate issued by—


a body accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand for product certification; or


a body accredited by a signatory to the International Accreditation Forum multilateral recognition arrangement for product certification.

Regulation 81(1): amended, on 10 November 2011, by regulation 33 of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/370).