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An introduction to the Electricity (China Free Trade Agreement) Regulations 2008 which set out the specific requirements that apply to electrical appliances exported under the New Zealand – China free trade agreement.

These regulations operate alongside the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010(external link) to prescribe the specific regulatory environment including enforcement provisions. These regulations implement the Electric and Electronic Equipment (EEE) Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) export control component of the New Zealand- China free trade agreement.

The regulations cover the use of the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) marking system for compliance with Chinese law and the specific enforcement provisions associated with the use of that mark for products manufactured in New Zealand for export to China.

Electriciy (China Free Trade Agreement) Regulations 2008(external link)