Approval of Electrical Articles - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to import or manufacture low voltage electrical equipment (includes equipment rated between 50Vac to 1000Vac), that is designed or marketed as suitable for household use. The approval is needed if the electrical article is the first of its type to be imported or manufactured in Australia.

This approval allows electrical articles to be sold in Australia. An electrical article includes electrical appliances or parts of electrical appliances.

To gain this approval you are required to register as a Responsible Supplier on the online national database and ensure that all equipment be marked with the regulatory compliance mark (RCM).

Sellers of low voltage electrical equipment (including retail, wholesale, auction, markets, internet sales etc) must not sell electrical articles unless the equipment is linked to a Responsible Supplier.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • Have a declaration that the electrical articles have been tested and examined by a specified testing laboratory;
  • Have a report of the results of that testing; and
  • Provide any other prescribed information.

Exemptions may be made to allow electrical articles to imported or manufactured without this approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility criteria for this approval.

Duration

5 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval of Electrical Articles - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
Consumer Building and Occupational Services

Act(s) name

Electricity Industry Safety and Administration Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Justice
Consumer Building and Occupational Services


Mailing address:
PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018

Phone:

1300 654 499

Fax:

03 6173 0205
cbosinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

Website:

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