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Who must comply

Everyone who designs or does work on installations, supply networks, fittings and appliances in New Zealand must ensure they comply with New Zealand’s established regulatory framework. This also applies to everyone who supervises the design or work.

Persons who do work or supervise this work must ensure that:

  • the resulting works, installations, fittings or appliances are safe
  • it has not affected the safety of the rest of the supply network or installation
  • people and property are protected from dangers arising from the work.

Persons who own or operate works, supply networks, installations, fittings or appliances must not use or allow anyone to use them if they are unsafe.

Installations supplied by both energy sources will have obligations under the Electricity Regulations.

Prescribed Electrical Work

Work that is prescribed in regulations for the design, construction, maintenance, testing and certification of electrical installations and appliances.

Read more about Prescribed Electrical Work

Last updated 28 May 2012
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