You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to carry out electrical work in Western Australia. You must comply with this standard when selecting cables for electrical installations.
This standard sets out a method for correct cable selection for those types of electrical cables and methods of installation that are in common use at working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kilovolts at 50 hertz alternating current. This standard provides sustained current-carrying capacities and voltage drop values for those types of electrical cable and installation practices in common use in Australia.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.
Department of Commerce
Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)
Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 (Western Australia)
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