Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2014


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2014

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of July 2014

Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 169of the Electricity Act 1992, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title
  • These regulations are the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule 2 amended
  • In Schedule 2, replace the item relating to NZS 6115 with:

    NZS 6115 NZS 6115:2006: Electrical installations—Mobile medical facilities: including Amendments 1 and 2

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 come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 to take into account Amendment 2 of NZS 6115. The effect is to allow the use of fittings in mobile medical facilities that comply with AS/NZS 3123, which is the current Australian and New Zealand standard for plugs, socket outlets, and couplers for general industrial application.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 31 July 2014.

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