Approval of a Testing Laboratory - Electricity Safety - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to apply for this approval if you intend to operate premises for the testing of electrical equipment and goods prior to sale to the public.

Service type


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:

  • not have been refused approval under a similar State or Territory law
  • have the appropriate facilities on premises for testing articles of electrical equipment
  • prove that you can accurately test articles of electrical equipment.

All new models and types of electrical equipment or goods must be tested prior to their first sale to the public.


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Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1971 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


Contact details

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