AS / NZS 1596 The Storage and Handling of LP Gas - Australian Capital Territory


You will need 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
  • leakage testing.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All AS / NZS 1596:2014 The Storage and Handling of LP Gas (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Contact details

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