AS 1596 the Storage and Handling of LP Gas - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are involved in the installation, connection, repair, maintenance or operation of consumer piping systems or appliances. This code sets out the requirements for LP (Liquid Phase) gas storage and handling in relating to:

  • Design;
  • Construction;
  • Commissioning;
  • Fire protection;
  • Impact protection; and
  • Leakage testing.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing Unit
Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority


Operating address:
Ground Floor South, Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Dickson
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address:
GPO Box 158
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62071923

Fax:

02 62071925
actpla.customer.services@act.gov.au

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