Gas standards and codes of practice

Detailed technical requirements for gas distribution, gas installations, gas quality, gas appliances, gas odourisation and gas measurement are contained in New Zealand Standards, available from the Standards New Zealand website.

Standards under regulations for gas safety

See Schedule 1 of the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010.(external link)

Standards applicable for certification of gas appliances and fittings

See Schedule 2A of the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010.(external link)

In addition to the Standards, the Act provides for Codes of Practice.

Gas Codes of Practice (GCP)

Currently the only Gas Code of Practice cited in the Regulations is NZGCP 02:1993: New Zealand Gas Code of Practice for the Maintenance and Safety of CNG Refuelling Stations.

New Zealand Code of Practice for Maintenance and Safety of CNG Refuelling Stations (PDF 28 KB)