AS / NZS 3947.1:1998 Low Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear - General Rules - Western Australia


Note that this standard has been updated and you may need to meet the requirements set out in AS/NZS 61439.1:2016 Low Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies - General Rules.

You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to use low voltage switchgear and controlgear.

This purpose of this standard is to harmonise, as far as practicable, all rules and requirements of a general nature applicable to low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. This is for the purpose of obtaining uniformity of requirements and tests throughout the corresponding range of equipment and to avoid the need for testing to different standards.

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

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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