You will be required to comply with this standard if you work as a gas fitter or plumber. The standard specifies the uniform minimum requirements for the design, construction and safe operation of Type-B appliances that are intended for use with:
- Town gas;
- Natural gas;
- Simulated natural gas;
- Liquefied petroleum gas and tempered liquefied petroleum gas; or
- Any combination of these gases either together or with other fuels.
Type B appliances are defined as an appliance with a gas consumption of more than 10MJ per hour.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority
Gas Safety Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)
Gas Safety Regulation 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
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