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No. 9 of 1990 Standards/Product Safety as made
Consumer Product Safety Standard: Protective Helmets for Motor Cyclists. Adopts and varies Australian Standard 1698-1988, Protective Helmets for Vehicle Users published by the Standards Association of Australia on 9 May 1988.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This Notice was originally made under section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and is continued in force under section 104 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) (Act No. 51 of 1974) (see Schedule 7, item 4 of the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010)).
Made 10 Dec 1990
Registered 07 Apr 2005
Gazetted 19 Dec 1990
Date of repeal 27 Nov 2015
Repealed by Australian Consumer Law Safety Standard Protective Helmets for Motor Cyclists Revocation Notice 2015

Trade Practices Act 1974

 

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY STANDARD

Consumer Protection Notice No.9

 

PROTECTIVE HELMETS FOR MOTOR CYCLISTS

 

I, Michael Carter Tate, Minister of State for Justice and Consumer Affairs, in pursuance of section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974, hereby:

 

(a)    revoke the consumer product safety standard in respect of protective helmets for motor cyclists published in Gazette No. S221 of 19 May 1986;

(b)   declare that, in respect of goods of the kind specified in Division 1 of the Schedule to this notice, the standard specified in Division 2 of the Schedule, as varied by the variations specified in Division 3 of the Schedule, is a consumer product safety standard for the purposes of section 65C of the Trade Practices Act 1974.

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

Division 1: Particulars of Goods

 

Protective helmets for motor cyclists.

 

Division 2: The Standard

 

Australian Standard 1698-1988, ‘Protective Helmets for Vehicle Users’, published by the Standards Association of Australia on 9 May 1988.

 

Division 3: Variations

 

The standard specified in Division 2 is varied by:

 

(i)                  deleting from clause 4.4 ‘AS 1609’ and inserting ‘AS 1609-1981’;and

(ii)                deleting clause 8 (g).

 

 

Dated this tenth day of December 1990

 

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL TATE

Minister of State for

Justice and Consumer

Affairs