Update: 4:35PM THE National Fire Authority met with stakeholders in a public consultation workshop today to conduct a review of the National Fire Services Act 1994.
The review, the first since 1994, aims to amend the legislation taking into account the various roles which are now under the authority's responsibilities.
opening statement, Local Government Permanent Secretary
Samuela Namosimalua said the NFA had developed from a mere fire and rescue
response agency to an all inclusive Emergency Management Service.
It is expected after a nation wide
consultation, the NFA will be able to formulate and implement a new fire
prevention legislation that will take into account the relevant changes.