Gas Supply Amendment (Safety) Act 1999 No 25

An Act to amend the Gas Supply Act 1996 to make further provision for the safe use of gas; and for other purposes.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Gas Supply Amendment (Safety) Act 1999.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
3   Amendment of Gas Supply Act 1996 No 38
The Gas Supply Act 1996 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Section 3)
[1]   Section 3 Objects
Insert after section 3 (1) (b):
(c)  to promote the safe use of gas.
[2]   Section 77 Inspectors
Omit “Director-General” from section 77 (5).
Insert instead “Head of the Department”.
[3]   (Repealed)
[4]   Schedule 2 Savings, transitional and other provisions
Insert at the end of clause 1 (1):
[5]   Dictionary
Omit the definitions of Department and Director-General.
[6]   Dictionary
Insert in alphabetical order:
Department means the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
flue means any system of pipes and associated fittings designed to convey exhaust gases away from a gas appliance.
[7]   Dictionary, definition of “gasfitting work”
Insert after paragraph (a):
(a1)  the installation, alteration, extension, removal or repair of a flue, or
sch 1: Am 2000 No 60, Sch 3.3.