Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Amendment Regulations 2012

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Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Amendment Regulations 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of September 2012

The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 140(1) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment given in accordance with section 141 of that Act, makes the following regulations.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal regulations

4 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)

5 New regulation 5A inserted (Application of regulations to UNRTDG cylinders)

6 Regulation 7 amended (Reference temperatures)

7 Cross-heading above regulation 9 revoked

8 Regulation 9 amended (Application of this Part)

9 New regulation 9A and cross-heading inserted

10 Regulation 11 amended (Standards for fire extinguishers)

11 Regulation 12 amended (Standards for cylinder neck threads)

12 New cross-heading above regulation 15 inserted

13 Cross-heading above regulation 16 replaced

14 Regulation 17 revoked (Repair of cylinders)

15 Regulation 18 amended (Restrictions on imported cylinders)

16 Regulation 19 amended (Test certificate for imported cylinders)

17 Regulation 22 amended (Issue of pre-commissioning certificate)

18 New Part 2A inserted

19 Regulation 24 amended (Restrictions on import, manufacture, and supply of aerosols)

20 Regulation 27 replaced (Cylinder valves)

21 Regulation 28 amended (Outlet connection for cylinder valves)

22 Regulation 29 amended (Cylinder valve design for particular gases)

23 Regulation 30 amended (Cylinder over-pressure protection for particular gases)

24 Regulation 31 amended (Regulators)

25 Regulation 32 replaced (LPG regulator or automatic changeover device)

26 Regulation 35 amended (Restrictions on imported LPG fittings)

27 Regulation 39 amended (Markings for cylinders and fire extinguishers)

28 Regulation 52 amended (Periodic certificate)

29 Regulation 55 amended (Periodic testing of LPG valve and pressure relief device)

30 Regulation 56 amended (Restrictions on charging cylinders)

31 Regulation 59 amended (Restriction on persons able to charge compressed gas containers)

32 Regulation 60 amended (Approval of fillers)

33 Regulation 61 amended (Maximum filling ratio for cylinders and compressed gas stationary tanks)

34 New regulation 61A inserted (Air in self-contained breathing apparatus)

35 Regulation 62 amended (Charging cylinders and compressed gas stationary tanks with liquid gases)

36 Regulation 64 replaced (Developed pressure for permanent gases)

37 Regulation 66 amended (Refilling cylinder)

38 New Part 8A inserted

39 Regulation 68 amended (Application of this Part)

40 Regulation 76 amended (Special register for cylinders)

41 Regulation 79 replaced (Removal of existing designs)

42 New Schedule inserted

New Schedule inserted

Explanatory note

Administrative information