New RCD (safety switch) standard from 1st of May 2023

Type AC RCDs are ruled out and type A are replacing them to avoid possible blinding of the tripping device that can be caused by electronics DC waveforms.

Upgrade is not mandatory if no changes are done to your older installation but it is recommended.

Becomes mandatory when your installation is extended or modifications are done to your switchboard.

For more information, visit the electrical safety office website or speak to your local electrician.