This legislation has been repealed.
(1) The wiring of a
lamp prescribed by these regulations shall —
stranded wire of a suitable size, material, and insulation;
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;
soldered and properly insulated at joints, unless the joint is made by a
connector that provides adequate insulation and electrical contact;
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
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 —
of a suitable size and material;
independent of the trailer coupling; and
provides a return path between the electrical lighting circuit, including any
signalling circuit, of the trailer and that of any vehicle hauling it.