Pursuant to sections 78 and 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (HSNO Act), the Environmental Protection Authority gives notice of its intention to apply for an approval to amend the code
of practice for Retail Fireworks: Design, Performance, Testing, Storage, Transport, Sale and Use.
The purpose of this code of practice, HSNOCOP 18-4, is
to provide a means of compliance with the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001.
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail or email to
Code of Practice Submissions
Environmental Protection Authority
Private Bag 63002
Facsimile: (04) 914 0433.
HSNOCOP 18-4 will be released for consultation during the week beginning Monday 17 February 2014.
Submissions close three weeks following the date of release.
A copy of the code can be inspected at the Wellington Office of the Environmental Protection Authority, Level 10,
215 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6140.
The code is available on the Environmental Protection Authority website
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, Environmental Protection Authority.