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No. 12 of 2008 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Standard adopts and varies the Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2538:1995 Vehicle Support Stands and Australian/New Zealand AS/NZS 2538:2004 Vehicle Support Stands.
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General Comments: This Notice was originally made under section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and is continued in force under section 104 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the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 08 Dec 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate03-Feb-2009
Date of repeal 02 Dec 2017
Repealed by Consumer Goods (Vehicle Support Stands) Safety Standard 2017

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Trade Practices Act 1974

 

Consumer Protection Notice No 12 of 2008

 

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY STANDARD FOR VEHICLE SUPPORT STANDS

 

I, Chris Bowen, Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs, pursuant to section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974, hereby:

 

(a)                REVOKE the consumer product safety standard for vehicle support stands declared under subsection 65E (1) of the Trade Practices Act 1974 by consumer protection notice No 9 of 2008;

 

(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

 

Vehicle support stands with a nominated capacity up to and including 1.5 tonnes.

 

Division 2: The Standards

 

Either:

 

(a)                Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2538:1995 Vehicle Support Stands, approved on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia on 25 January 1995;

 

Or

 

(b)               Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2538:2004 Vehicle Support Stands, approved on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia on 7 April 2004.

 

 

Division 3: Variations

 

Standard AS/NZS 2538:1995 is varied by:

 

(a)     amending clause 1 by adding the following after the word “stands”:

 

“up to and including 1.5 tonnes”

 

Standard AS/NZS 2538:2004 is varied by:

 

(a)     amending clause 1 by adding the following after the word “stands”:

 

“up to and including 1.5 tonnes”

 

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 25th day of November 2008

 

 

 

 

Chris Bowen

Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs