Auto Electrical WOF Rules
The New Zealand rules on motorhome, caravan and campervan electrical warrant of fitness are listed below.
If a campground owner checks your vehicle you must have a current electrical WOF to hook up to the power supply.
This is a safety issue as a number of deaths have occurred in New Zealand through faulty electrical hook ups.
The following are extracts from the Electricity Regulations 1997
From Regulation 97 Connectable Installations
4. Every person who hires out or leases out any vehicle, relocatable building, or pleasure vessel that contains a connectable installation must ensure that, before that person hires out or leases out that vehicle, relocatable building, or pleasure vessel to any other person, that connectable installation has -
(a) A warrant of electrical fitness in accordance with section 7 of NZS 3019; or
(b) A certificate of compliance that was issued not more than 4 years before the date of the hiring out or leasing out, as the case may be.
From Regulation 98 Supply of electricity to connectable installations
5. A person who supplies electricity at standard low voltage to a connectable installation must first verify that the installation has - (a) A current warrant of electrical fitness issued in accordance with section 6 of NZS 3019; or
(b) A certificate of compliance, for the whole of the installation, that is not more than 4 years old.
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs provides the following advice to consumers
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