Pursuant to section 79(5) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 ("HSNO Act"), the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that it approved on
20 June 2013, the amended codes of practice:
HSNOCOP 29 Flammable Gases and Oxygen Tank Wagons
HSNOCOP 39 Toxic, Corrosive and Ecotoxic Liquids Tank Wagons
The purpose of these codes of practice is to provide a means of compliance with the requirements of the Hazardous Substances (Tank Wagons and Transportable Containers) Regulations 2004. The amendments to the codes of practice reflect the amendments made to these regulations in November 2012 together with some editorial changes.
Pursuant to section 80(1) of the HSNO Act, these codes can be inspected on request at the Wellington office of the EPA, Level 10, ANZ Tower, 215 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011.
Pursuant to section 80(1)(b) of the HSNO Act, these codes are available from the EPA website
ANDREA GRAY, Acting Chief Executive, Environmental Protection Authority.