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


You will require this Standard if you wish to install or maintain 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 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.

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009 VIC

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
Phone: 1800 652 563
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