Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Intention to Apply for Approval of Code of Practice

Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, the Environmental Risk Management Authority gives notice of the intention to apply for the approval of the Code of Practice UL296 Standard for Oil Burners.
This code specifies requirements for oil burners intended for firing appliances and devices such as boilers, central floor, wall and special furnaces; storage tank water, air and direct fired air heater units; and ovens.
Under clause 68(4) of Schedule 8 to the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004, oil burners must comply with one of the Standards listed in paragraphs 68(4)(a)–(be) or a code of practice approved by the Authority under section 79 of the Act.
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail, facsimile or email to:
Code of Practice Submissions, Hazardous Substances Group, ERMA New Zealand, PO Box 131, Wellington. Facsimile: (04) 914 0433. Email:
Submissions close on 24 April 2007.
A copy of the code can be inspected at the Wellington office of ERMA New Zealand, Level 1, BP House, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington.
The Standards referenced in the code are available for purchase from Comm2000 at
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, ERMA New Zealand.