Western Australian Repealed Regulations

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This legislation has been repealed.


504 .         Electric wiring

        (1)         The wiring of a lamp prescribed by these regulations shall — 

            (a)         be stranded wire of a suitable size, material, and insulation;

            (b)         be properly supported at intervals of not more than 600 millimetres, except in the case of a pole-type trailer so constructed that the length of the pole forward of the trailer frame can be adjusted;

            (c)         be soldered and properly insulated at joints, unless the joint is made by a connector that provides adequate insulation and electrical contact;

            (d)         be located in such a position that it cannot become overheated, cannot come into contact with moving parts, or constitute a fire hazard due to its proximity to the fuel system; and

            (e)         be protected from chafing, with the edges of every hole in any metal through which the wiring passes rolled or bushed with a grommet of rubber or other suitable insulating material.

        (2)         A trailer shall be equipped with an electrical conductor that — 

            (a)         is of a suitable size and material;

            (b)         is independent of the trailer coupling; and

            (c)         provides a return path between the electrical lighting circuit, including any signalling circuit, of the trailer and that of any vehicle hauling it.

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