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 (HSNO) Act 1996, the Environmental
Risk Management Authority (ERMA) gives notice that the Pest Management Association of New Zealand Incorporated intends to apply for the approval of a Code of Practice for the Control and Safe Use of Fumigants.
This code of practice is version 2 of the code of practice approved by ERMA New Zealand in October 2008.
Parts One and Two of this code provide a means of compliance with the HSNO Regulations and transfer notices, for fumigants listed in the Hazardous Substances (Fumigants) Transfer Notice 2004.
Part Three provides a summary of requirements under
the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and other legislation.
The document provides a means of compliance against current legislation. It does not change or override the current legislation or the controls applied to the substances.
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 6140. Facsimile: (04) 914 0433. Email:
Submissions close on 26 May 2011.
A copy of the code can be inspected at the Wellington
office of ERMA New Zealand, Level 1, BP House,
20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington.
It is also available on the ERMA New Zealand website
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, ERMA New Zealand.