Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 3016:2002 Electrical Installations - Electric Security Fences - Victoria


You will require this Standard if you wish to install, maintain or operate an electric fence around a business. This Standard does not include electric fences that are used primarily for the containment of animals.

This Standard sets out the safety requirements for electric security fences powered by all types of energy sources (batteries, solar cells, diesel, mains).

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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.

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

Contact details

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Energy Safe Victoria

Operating address: Level 5
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank, Victoria 3006
Mailing address: PO BOX 262
Collins Street West, Victoria 8007
Toll Free: 1800 815 721
Website: Energy Safe Victoria (Opens in new window)