Public Health Act 2010 No 127
Current version for 21 October 2014 to date (accessed 22 November 2014 at 12:42)

26   Definitions

(cf 1991 Act, s 44)

In this Division:

duly qualified, in relation to a person who installs, maintains or operates a regulated system, means a person who might reasonably be expected to be competent to do so.

install includes construct.

maintain includes repair, inspect, carry out preventive servicing and clean.

prescribed installation requirements means requirements prescribed by the regulations with respect to the design and installation of a regulated system.

prescribed maintenance requirements means requirements prescribed by the regulations with respect to the maintenance of a regulated system.

prescribed operating requirements means requirements prescribed by the regulations with respect to the operation of a regulated system.

regulated system means any of the following:

(a)  an air-handling system, being a system designed for the purpose of directing air in a positive and controlled manner to and from specific enclosures by means of air-handling plant, ducts, plenums, air-distribution devices and automatic controls,
(b)  a hot water system, being a system designed to heat and deliver water at a temperature of at least 60°C at each outlet point,
(c)  a humidifying system, being a system for adding moisture to air in order to raise its humidity,
(d)  a warm-water system, being a system designed to heat and deliver water at a temperature of less than 60°C at each outlet point,
(e)  a water-cooling system, being:
(i)  a device for lowering the temperature of water or other liquid by evaporative cooling, or
(ii)  an evaporative condenser that incorporates a device containing a refrigerant or heat exchanger,
together with its associated equipment and pipe work,
(f)  any other system for the treatment of air or water that is declared by the regulations to be a regulated system for the purposes of this Division.

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