Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 ("HSNO Act"), the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gives notice Plastic Constructions Limited intends to apply for approval of
the code of practice HSNOCOP 56 Design and Construction of Thermoplastic Tanks for Class 6, 8 and 9 Hazardous Liquids.
Clause 8(2)(h) of Schedule 8 to the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004 enables the approval of a code of practice for the design and construction of stationary tanks.
The purpose of this code of practice is to specify requirements for the design and construction of tanks
made from thermoplastic material.
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail or email to
Code of Practice Submissions
Hazardous Substances Division
Environmental Protection Authority
PO Box 131
Submissions close on 31 May 2012.
A copy of the code can be inspected at the EPA, Level 1,
BP House, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington.
The code is available on the EPA website
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, Environmental Protection Authority.