If you are a person conducting a business or undertaking that designs an item or plant or a person with management or control of an item of plant, you may need to register your plant design. Plant includes:
- any machinery, equipment, appliance, container, implement and tool
- any component of those things
- anything fitted or connected to any of those things.
Manufacturers, importers, and suppliers of plant are prohibited from supplying plant unless the design of that plant is registered. Registration may not be required if the plant design is registered in another state.