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2 Interpretation

2
Interpretation
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
[Boiler: Definition Repealed]

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“Boiler”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).
“Boiler”: this definition was substituted, as from 1 December 1970, by s 2(1) of the Machinery Amendment Act 1970.

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[[Boiler has the meaning assigned to that term by section 2 of the Boilers, Lifts, and Cranes Act 1950:]]
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Boiler means any vessel in which steam is used or applied above atmospheric pressure for any purpose; and includes—
(a)
Any vessel (other than a container for transport) which has an internal diameter exceeding six inches and is used as a receiver for compressed air or gas the pressure of which exceeds thirty pounds to the square inch:
(b)
Any economizer used for the purpose of heating water that is fed to a boiler and any superheater used for heating steam:
(c)
The setting and all fittings and mountings, steam and other pipes, feed pumps, injectors, fans, mechanical stokers, and other equipment connected to a boiler or necessary to maintain its efficiency:
[Crane: Definition Repealed]

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“Crane”: this definition was substituted, as from 1 December 1970, by s 2(1) of the Machinery Amendment Act 1970.
“Crane”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).

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[[Crane has the meaning assigned to that term by section 2 of the Boilers, Lifts, and Cranes Act 1950:]]
Hoist: Definition Repealed

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“Hoist”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).

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Hoist means any hoist or other cargo handling machine or gear (other than a crane) used on any barge or hulk or an any wharf, or in any shed or store on or near to a wharf wherein cargo unloaded from a ship or to be loaded into a ship may be stored; and includes any machine or gear used in any dry dock or on any slip-way in connection with the repair of ships:
Inspector means an Inspector of Machinery appointed under this Act:
[Lift: Definition Repealed]

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“Lift”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).
“Lift”: this definition was substituted, as from 1 December 1970, by s 2(2) of the Machinery Amendment Act 1970.

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[[Lift has the same meaning assigned to that term by section 2 of the Boilers, Lifts, and Cranes Act 1950:]]
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Lift means an appliance used for raising and lowering persons or goods by means of a car or platform the movement of which in a vertical or approximately vertical direction is maintained by guides; and includes the supports, well, enclosures, car, and all the mechanical and electrical apparatus required in connection with the operation and safety of a lift:
[Lifting machine: Definition Repealed]

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“Lifting machine”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).
“Lifting machine”: this definition was inserted, as from 1 December 1970, by s 2(3) of the Machinery Amendment Act 1970.

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[[Lifting machine means any machine or appliance capable of being operated by mechanical, manual, or other means to raise or lower a load in a vertical or near vertical plane; and includes any lifting tackle; but does not include a stacker or conveyor which is designed or adapted to move a load by means of a belt or platform:]]
Lifting tackle: Definition Repealed

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“Lifting tackle”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).

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[Lifting tackle means any sling, shackle, swivel, ring, hook, or other appliance used in connection with a lifting machine or from the hook of a crane:]
[Lifting vehicle: Definition Repealed]

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“Lifting vehicle”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).
“Lifting vehicle”: this definition was inserted, as from 6 June 1986, by s 2(1) Machinery Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 15).

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[[Lifting vehicle means a vehicle drawn or propelled by mechanical or manual power designed principally to lift, carry, or stack goods by means of —
(a)
A fork consisting of one or more arms which support the load; or
(b)
A platform; or
(c)
Any attachment or other mechanism:]]
[Machinery
(a)
Means any prime mover or transmission machinery and any machine or appliance to which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted; and
(b)
Includes—
(i)
A lifting machine; and
(ii)
A lifting vehicle; and
(iii)
A machine (being a machine situated in a factory) driven wholly or partly by manual power; and
(iv)
A tractor; but—
(c)
Does not include any machinery excluded from the provisions of this Act pursuant to section 3 of this Act:]

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“Machinery”: this definition was amended, as from 15 September 1969, by s 2 Machinery Amendment Act 1969 (1969 No 33) by inserting “and includes any machine (being a machine situated in any factory) driven wholly or partly by manual power” after “transmitted”.
“Machinery”: this definition was amended, as from 1 December 1970, by s 2(4) Machinery Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 128) by inserting “any lifting machine or” after “includes”.
“Machinery”: this definition was substituted, as from 6 June 1986, by s 2(2) Machinery Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 15).

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Machinery means any prime mover or transmission machinery and any machine or appliance to which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted [[and includes [any lifting machine or] any machine (being a machine situated in any factory) driven wholly or partly by manual power]]; but does not include any machinery excluded from the provisions of this Act pursuant to section three hereof:
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Machinery means any prime mover or transmission machinery and any machine or appliance to which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted [[and includes any machine (being a machine situated in any factory) driven wholly or partly by manual power]]; but does not include any machinery excluded from the provisions of this Act pursuant to section three hereof:
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Machinery means any prime mover or transmission machinery and any machine or appliance to which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted ; but does not include any machinery excluded from the provisions of this Act pursuant to section three hereof:
Minister means the Minister of Labour:
[noise: Definition Repealed]

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“noise”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).
“noise”: this definition was inserted, as from 1 February 1982, by s 2(2) Machinery Amendment Act 1981 (1981 No 10).

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[[Noise includes sound energy of any frequency, whether or not capable of being perceived by the unaided human ear:]]
owner, in relation to any machinery, includes the mortgagee or lessee thereof, and any engineer, overseer, foreman, agent, or person in charge or having or apparently having the control or management of the machinery:
premises includes any yard, place, house, or building, and any farm, paddock, field, road, or place, in which any machinery is kept, worked, or used, or is in operation:
prime mover means an engine, motor, or other appliance which provides mechanical energy derived from steam, water, wind, electricity, gas, gaseous products, compressed air, the combustion of fuel, or any other source:
Secretary: Definition Repealed

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“Secretary”: this definition was repealed, as from 16 December 2013, by s 22 WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

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[tractor means a vehicle propelled by mechanical power, controlled by a driver carried thereon, that is designed exclusively or principally for the purposes of traction and not for the carriage thereon of passengers (other than the driver) or of goods; but does not include a traction engine within the meaning of [[section 2(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998]]:]

History Note - Statutes of New Zealand

“tractor”: this definition was inserted, as from 6 June 1986, by s 2(3) Machinery Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 15).
“tractor”: this definition was amended, as from 1 March 1999, by s 215(1) Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110) by substituting “the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986” for “the Transport Act 1962”.
“tractor”: this definition was amended, as from 1 May 2011, by s 35(4) Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17) by substituting “section 2(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998” for “the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986”. See cl 2 Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2011 (SR 2011/78).

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[[Tractor means a vehicle propelled by mechanical power, controlled by a driver carried thereon, that is designed exclusively or principally for the purposes of traction and not for the carriage thereon of passengers (other than the driver) or of goods; but does not include a traction engine within the meaning of [the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986]:]]
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[[Tractor means a vehicle propelled by mechanical power, controlled by a driver carried thereon, that is designed exclusively or principally for the purposes of traction and not for the carriage thereon of passengers (other than the driver) or of goods; but does not include a traction engine within the meaning of the Transport Act 1962:]]
transmission machinery means any shaft, wheel, drum, pulley, system of fast and loose pulleys, gearing, coupling, clutch, driving belt, chain, rope, band, or other device by which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted to or received by any machine or appliance:
winding engine: Definition Repealed

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“winding engine”: this definition was repealed, as from 1 April 1993, by s 62(2) Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (1992 No 96).

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[winding engine has the meaning assigned to that term by section 2 of the Boilers, Lifts, and Cranes Act 1950.]
[WorkSafe means WorkSafe New Zealand established by section 5 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013.]

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“WorkSafe”: this definition was inserted, as from 16 December 2013, by s 22 WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

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This Act was repealed, as from 4 April 2016, by s 231(2) Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70). See section 4 and Schedule 1 of that Act for the transitional, savings, and related provisions.

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