Supplier Declaration of Compliance
The importer or New Zealand manufacturer of a product of a type covered under the Certification Regime is required to make a Supplier Declaration of Compliance (SDoC) before they supply the product. Specified fittings and declared articles may also require an SDoC.
Appliances requiring certification are required to have a Supplier Declaration of Compliance (SDoC) published on the Energy Safety website. The importer or New Zealand manufacturer is responsible for lodging the SDoC.
The installer of a gas appliance that is required to have a SDoC must ensure that appliance is labeled in accordance with Regulation 72 of the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010, or has a SDoC prior to installing the appliance..
SDoCs are also required for suppliers operating under the transitional provisions.
The Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010 came into force on 4 May 2010. These regulations make new requirements on gas appliance suppliers.
The Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010 provides transitional provisions in regard to gas appliance supplier declarations of compliance