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Consultation on proposed amendment to Part IV of the Electricity Regulations 1947

Proposed amendments to Part IV of the Electricity Regulations 1947 are now available for comment.

Premises used for temporary or intermittent accommodation – Installation of residual current devices

The proposed amendment can be viewed here

Premises used for temporary or intermittent accomodation - Installation of residual current devices

The proposed amendment results from a legal opinion concerning the “residential” status of premises used for temporary or intermittent accommodation and the possible effect of this opinion on the requirement in the regulations about the installation of residual current devices.

The proposed amendment will clarify that:

  1. accommodation used for temporary or intermittent accommodation for one, or more than one, individual is residential accommodation; and
  2. under prescribed circumstances, it is permissible to install a single residual current device in specified transportable structures.

Your comments on the proposed amendments to the legislation would be appreciated.

The closing date for comments is 5pm on Friday 21 July 2017.

Comments should be addressed to:

Mr Saj Khan
Director, Policy and Electrical Engineering
EnergySafety, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square WA 6850

Or by email to ELAR@dmirs.wa.gov.au

 

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