Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, the Environmental Risk Management Authority gives notice that the New Zealand Timber Preservation Council intends to apply for the approval of the Code of Practice for the Management of Existing Stationary Container Systems at Timber Treatment Facilities.
The code sets out a means of compliance with the requirements of Schedule 8 clause 100(2)(c) and Schedule 9 clause 4(4)(d) of the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004 (as amended) in respect of stationary container systems that were in use prior to 1 April 2004 to contain hazardous liquids.
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail, facsimile or email to:
Code of Practice Submission
Hazardous Substances Group
ERMA New Zealand
PO Box 131
Facsimile: (04) 914 0433
Submissions close on 13 February 2008.
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 at
The Standards referenced in the code are available for purchase from Standards New Zealand at
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, ERMA New Zealand.