Regulations and legislation

The Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 promotes the health and safety of the public and the prevention of damage to property in connection with the supply and use of electricity in New Zealand.

Regulations update

The certification of installation Prescribed Electrical Work (PEW) and Gasfitting was changed from 1 July 2013.  The results of amendments to the Electrical (Safety) Regulations 2010 and the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010.

Practitioner guides to the regulatory changes for certification of Prescribed Electrical Work (PEW) [PDF, 468 KB](external link) are available from the Energy Safety website.