Reforms to home building laws
In NSW you must be licensed to undertake gasfitting work as defined in the Home Building Act 1989. Gasfitting work means any work involved in:
Gas installation means a system of pipes and associated fittings that is designed to convey gas from the control valve or other connection point of a gas container to the control valve or other connection point of a gas appliance or of another gas container, and includes any flue associated with the installation, but does not include a gas container.
Gas appliance means any gas burning or gas using appliance that is manufactured, adapted or designed for connection to a gas installation, whether by means of a gas outlet socket or otherwise, and includes any liquefied petroleum gas dispenser, catalytic burner or vaporiser, but does not include an internal combustion engine that is installed in, or forms part of, a vehicle, vessel or machine.
The following pages provide information for gasfitters on gas compliance requirements, including the new certificate of compliance/inspection form, safety and industry codes and standards:
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