Gas (Safety and Measurement) Amendment Regulations 2014


Gas (Safety and Measurement) Amendment Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of June 2014

The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 54 of the Gas Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister of Energy and Resources made after consultation with the Environmental Protection Authority in accordance with section 54(6) of that Act, makes the following regulations.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal regulations

4 Regulation 5 amended (Definition of point of supply)

5 Regulation 5A amended (Meanings of low-risk, high-risk, and general gasfitting)

6 Regulation 10 amended (Obligation to notify WorkSafe of danger)

7 Regulation 11 amended (General rules for when things deemed to be unsafe)

8 Regulation 14 amended (Additional rules for when gas supply deemed to be unsafe)

9 Regulation 44 amended (Safety of gas installations)

10 Regulation 45 amended (Testing gasfitting work on gas installations)

11 Regulation 51 amended (Connecting gas installations to gas supply)

12 Regulation 52D amended (Exception for operators with maintenance management systems)

13 Regulation 52G amended (What happens to certificates of compliance)

14 Regulation 52I amended (What happens to gas safety certificates)

15 Regulation 52K amended (Location of installations)

16 New regulation 53A inserted (Certain electric blankets deemed to be safe)

17 Regulation 57 amended (Endorsement may replace certification for certain appliances and fittings)

18 Regulation 65 amended (Gas appliances and fittings to which supplier declaration requirements apply)

19 Regulation 66 amended (Manufacturer or importer must make supplier declaration)

20 New regulation 67A inserted (Validity of supplier declaration)

21 Regulation 70 amended (Installers must check that declaration published or supplied)

22 Regulation 71 amended (Marking of gas appliances)

23 Regulation 72 amended (Gas safety compliance labels for gas appliances and specified fittings)

24 Regulation 74 amended (Repairs, modifications, and adjustments to gas appliances and fittings)

25 Regulation 75 replaced (Responsibility of persons hiring or leasing gas appliances, fittings, and gas installations)

26 New regulation 96A inserted (Transitional provision relating to gas installation standard AS/NZS 5601.2010)

27 Schedule 1 replaced

28 Schedule 2A replaced

Schedule 1
Schedule 1 replaced

Schedule 2
Schedule 2A replaced

Explanatory note

Administrative information