Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Intention to Apply for Approval of Code of Practice

Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, the Environmental Risk Management Authority gives notice that the Environmental Risk Management Agency intends to apply for approval of the Code of Practice for Below Ground Petroleum Stationary Container Systems.
This code has been developed by the Environmental Risk Management Agency and sets out a means of compliance with the requirements of clauses 33(a), 73(3)(a)(iii), 73(3)(b)(iii) and 86 of the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004 (as amended) in respect of stationary container systems that are installed below ground.
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail, facsimile or email to:
Code of Practice Submissions, Hazardous Substances Group, ERMA New Zealand, PO Box 131,
Wellington 6140. Facsimile: (04) 914 0433. Email:
Submissions close on 14 February 2010.
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
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, ERMA New Zealand.