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No. 10 of 2008 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Standard adopts and varies the Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2615:1995 Hydraulic Trolley Jacks and Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2615:2004 Hydraulic Trolley Jacks.
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General Comments: This Notice was originally made under section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and is continued in force under section 104 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the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)).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Registered 01 Sep 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2008
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2008
Date of repeal 20 Dec 2017
Repealed by Consumer Goods (Trolley Jacks) Safety Standard 2017

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Trade Practices Act 1974

 

Consumer Protection Notice No 10 of 2008

 

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY STANDARD FOR TROLLEY JACKS

 

I, Chris Bowen, Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs, pursuant to subsection 65E (1) of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and for the purposes of section 65C of that Act, hereby:

 

(a)                REVOKE the consumer product safety standard for trolley jacks declared by consumer protection notice No 4 of 1997 published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. GN 11 of 19 March 1997;

 

(b)               DECLARE that in respect of goods of the kind specified in Division 1 of the Schedule to this Notice, the standards approved by Standards Australia specified in Division 2 of the Schedule, as varied by Division 3 of the Schedule, are consumer product safety standards for the purposes of section 65C of the Trade Practices Act 1974. The standard at Division 2(a) of the Schedule to this Notice will cease to operate as a consumer product safety standard from 1 August 2009.

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

Division 1: Particulars of the goods

 

Trolley jacks with a nominated capacity up to and including 2.5 tonnes.

 

Division 2: The Standards

 

Either:

 

(a)                Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2615:1995 Hydraulic Trolley Jacks, approved on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia on 24 August 1995,

Or:

 

(b)               Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2615:2004 Hydraulic Trolley Jacks, approved on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia on 7 April 2004.

 

Division 3: Variations

 

Standard AS/NZS 2615:1995 is varied by:

 

(a)                Deleting clause 1 and substituting it with the following clause:

 

“1 SCOPE  This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, performance and labelling of hydraulic trolley jacks up to and including 2.5 tonnes, designed to lift vehicles.  It does not include devices that raise an entire vehicle.

 

Requirements for vehicle jacks, i.e. jacks in which the load is directly transferred from the head cap to the base, are specified in AS/NZS 2693.”;

 

(b)               Deleting clause 6.3.

 

Standard AS/NZS 2615:2004 is varied by:

 

(a)                Deleting clause 1 and substituting it with the following clause:

 

1 SCOPE

 

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, performance and labelling of hydraulic trolley jacks up to and including 2.5 tonnes, designed to lift vehicles.  It does not include devices that raise an entire vehicle.

 

Requirements for vehicle jacks, i.e. jacks in which the load is directly transferred from the head cap to the base, are specified in AS/NZS 2693.”;

 

(b)        Deleting clause 5.4(a);

 

(c)        Deleting clause 6.3 and substituting it with the following:

 

6.3 Ease of operation

 

When the hydraulic trolley jack is tested in accordance with Appendix A and the operating force exceeds 450N, Appendix F shall be used to determine the maximum capacity of the hydraulic trolley jack using a maximum operating force of 450N.”;

 

(d)        Deleting clause 8(d).

 

Note:   The choice between two consumer product safety standards in this consumer product safety notice is available until 31 July 2009. From 1 August 2009 the standard at Division 2(b) of the Schedule will operate as the only consumer product safety standard in this consumer product safety notice.

 

Dated this 15th day of August 2008.

 

 

 

 

Chris Bowen

Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs