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  1. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Safety Act 2016 (2016 No 6). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-07 | NZL-2016-L-103740

    Part 1 - Preliminary matters and regulation of activities that involve radiation source
    Subpart 1—Preliminary matters
    Subpart 2—Activities that require authorisation
    Subpart 3—Register of controlled radiation sources and records
    Subpart 4—Enforcement

    Part 2 - Appeals, emergencies, offences, and other matters
    Subpart 1—Appeals
    Subpart 2—Emergencies
    Subpart 3—Offences
    Subpart 6—Codes of practice and regulations
    Subpart 7—Other matters

    Schedule 1 - Transitional, savings, and related provisions
    Schedule 2 - List of radioactive material and acceptable activity concentration levels and activity levels
    Schedule 3 - Dose limits for ionising radiation
    Schedule 4 - Radiation Safety Advisory Council
    Schedule 5 - Consequential amendments

  2. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/143). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-05-18 | NZL-2009-R-82511

    The organisms in the Schedule are prescribed as not new organisms for the purposes of the Hazardous Substances and
    New Organisms Act 1996.

  3. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Smoke-free Environments Regulations 2007 (SR 2007/39). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2007-02-28 | NZL-2007-R-78520

    Provides new labelling requirements for retail packages of tobacco products.

  4. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Minimum Degrees of Hazard) Regulations 2001 (No. 112 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62605

    Prescribes for each intrinsic substance property the minimum degrees of hazard that must be met before a substance is considered hazardous for the purposes of the Act.

  5. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Forms and Information) Regulations 2001 (No. 114 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62607

    Prescribes information to be included in applications for approval relating to hazardous substances under the Harzardous Substances and New Organisms Act. Also prescribes form of search warrants issued under Section 119 of the Act.

  6. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Exempt Laboratories) Regulations 2001 (No. 115 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62608

    Prescribes requirements to be met by laboratory in order to utilise exemption for small-scale uses of hazardous substances in research and development or teaching that is provided for in Section 33 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act. If approved hazardous substances are used or are available for use in a laboratory, controls imposed by the Act do not apply to those substances.

  7. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001 (No. 116 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62609

    Prescribes controls for class 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 hazardous substances. Properties of classes are as follows: class 1: explosiveness; class 2: flammability, gases; class 3: flammability, liquids; class 4: flammability, solids; class 5: capacity to oxidise.

  8. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Classes 6, 8 and 9 Controls) Regulations 2001 (No. 117 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62610

    Prescribes controls for classes 6, 8 and 9 hazardous substances. These are toxic, corrosive and ecotoxic substances respectively.

  9. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Regulations 2001 (No. 118 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62611

    Prescribes packaging requirements for various hazardous substances.

  10. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Disposal) Regulations 2001 (No. 119 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62612

    Prescribes disposal requirements for particular hazardous substances as well as certain information requirements relating to disposal of those substances.

  11. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Tracking) Regulations 2001 (No. 120 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62613

    Prescribes hazardous substances for which tracking is required and information that is to be recorded in respect of those substances.

  12. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001 (No. 121 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62614

    Regulates sale of fireworks to public. Sale of fireworks to public is permitted during 10 days before Guy Fawkes night (27 October to 5 November). Sale of fireworks outside this period may be permitted by Environmental Risk Authority under these regulations if sale is for use at a gathering held for cultural or religious purposes.

  13. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Personnel Qualifications) Regulations 2001 (No. 122 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62615

    Prescribes knowledge and practical skills that approved handlers, enforcement officers and test certifiers must have. Also states requirements relating to test certificates for approved handlers. Revokes Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Qualification for Enforcement Officers Regulations 2000.

  14. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001 (No. 123 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62616

    Prescribes emergency management requirements for hazardous substances.

  15. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Identification) Regulations 2001 (No. 124 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62617

    Prescribes identification requirements for hazardous substances.

  16. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances (Classification) Regulations 2001 (No. 113 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-02 | NZL-2001-R-62606

    Prescribes classification criteria for each intrinsic hazardous substance property. Criteria for classification are set out in Schedules 1-6. Tables showing all subclasses and categories are contained in Schedule 7.

  17. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health and Safety in Employment (Pipelines) Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/350). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1999-10-11 | NZL-1999-R-91122

    Sections:
    1. Title and commencement
    Preliminary
    2. Interpretation
    3. Meaning of employer and employee
    4. Relationship between Act and regulations
    Managers
    5. Managers to be appointed to exercise supervision
    General duties
    6. Management of hazardous liquids, vapours, and gases
    7. Identification and location of pipelines
    8. Design, construction, operation, maintenance, suspension, and abandonment standards
    Provisions relating to certification
    9. Recognition of inspection bodies
    10. Inspection body to carry out inspections and issue certificates of fitness
    11. Compliance with certificates of fitness Notifiable operations
    12. Notification of certain operations
    13. Other notifications
    Duties relating to land occupiers and controlling authorities
    14. Abandonment of pipeline operation
    15. Notification to land occupiers or controlling authorities
    16. Work which might adversely affect pipelines
    17. Emergency procedures
    Revocation
    18. Revocation
    Offences
    19. Offences

    Schedule 1 - Form of certificate of fitness
    Schedule 2 - Particulars to be notified to Secretary

  18. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Regulations, 1999 (SR 1999/128). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1999-05-24 | NZL-1999-R-57586

    Makes provision for duties of controllers; duties in relation to unsafe equipment; duties of designers, manufacturers, and suppliers; inspection bodies, quality management systems and qualification issuing agencies; certificates, and offences.

  19. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health and Safety in Employment (Asbestos) Regulations 1998 (SR 1998/443). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1998-12-14 | NZL-1998-R-52838

    Sets forth duties of employers with regard to storage and handling of asbestos, dust control measures, and protective clothing and equipment. Part 4 outlines the duties of manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos to label their products.

  20. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996 (No. 40 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-06-24 | NZL-1996-L-44845

    Comprehensive legislation to control ozone depleting substances. Inter alia, requires accredation of persons handling ozone depleting substances.

  21. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (1996 No. 30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-10 | NZL-1996-L-44842

    Creates an Environmental Risk Management Authority charged with regulating the storing and transportation of hazardous substances, explosives, animals, and genetically altered organisms.

  22. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Gas Act 1992 (1992, No. 124). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | NZL-1992-L-94514

  23. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Electricity Act 1992 (1992 No 122). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | NZL-1992-L-94515

  24. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (1990 No 108). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990-08-28 | NZL-1990-L-47658

    Governs smoking in public spaces and the control of tobacco products. S. 5 stipulates that employers draw up a smoking policy for the workplace which guarantees smoke-free areas and procedures to ensure a distance of at least 2 metres between smoking and non-smoking employees.

  25. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection Regulations 1982 (SR 1982/72). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1982-03-29 | NZL-1982-R-91127

    Part 1 - Transport of radioactive material
    Part 2 - Exemptions
    Part 3 - General obligations of owners, licensees, and other persons
    Part 4 - Particular provisions for protection
    Part 5 - Radiotherapy and diagnosis
    Part 6 - Miscellaneous provisions

    Schedule 1: Activities and concentrations of radioactive materials
    Schedule 2: Labels and warning signs
    Schedule 3: Exempted articles

  26. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Workers' Compensation Amendment Act 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-10-20 | NZL-1972-L-16779

    An Act to amend the Workers' Compensation Act 1956 [LS 1956 - NZ 1 (consolidation)]. No. 125. Miscellaneous amendments: inter alia, adds a new subsection (5) to s. 19A (compensation for industrial deafness).

  27. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Poisons Amendment Act 1969.

    Adoption: 1969-09-20 | NZL-1969-L-17779

    An Act to amend [ss. 2 to 13 of] the Poisons Act 1960. No. 44.

  28. New Zealand - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Noxious Substances Regulations 1954 (SR 1954/128). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-08-18 | NZL-1954-L-94512

    Implements the Health Act 1920 and the Factories Act 1946 [now repealed].


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