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Making backyard pools safer

27 April 2016

Homebuyers of properties with swimming pools will have 90 days from settlement to rectify non-compliant pool barriers.

 

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The new regulations aim to create effective barriers that keep children safe around backyard swimming pools.

From 29 April 2016 vendors must attach to the contract of sale a Certificate of Compliance or a Certificate of Non-Compliance that outlines what needs to be fixed.

Compliance certificates can be completed by council or a private certifier.

 


 

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