Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 4 July 2007 to 19 July 2007 (accessed 2 February 2015 at 00:15) Current version
Part 8Section 146A

146A   Smoke alarms in buildings providing sleeping accommodation

(1)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to:
(a)  the installation of one or more smoke alarms in buildings in which persons sleep, and
(b)  the maintenance of smoke alarms installed in such buildings, and
(c)  prohibiting persons from removing or interfering with the operation of smoke alarms installed in such buildings.
(2)  Regulations made under this section may (without limitation) do any one or more of the following:
(a)  specify the types of buildings in which smoke alarms are to be installed,
(b)  specify the types of smoke alarms to be installed,
(c)  specify where a smoke alarm is to be located,
(d)  specify the maintenance that may be required in relation to a smoke alarm that has been installed,
(e)  specify circumstances in which development consent under Part 4 is not required in relation to the installation of a smoke alarm,
(f)  specify circumstances in which the consent of an owners corporation (within the meaning of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996) is not required in relation to the installation of a smoke alarm.
(3)  A person must not contravene a provision of a regulation made under this section.

Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.

(4)  In this section:

building includes a manufactured home, a moveable dwelling or associated structure and includes a building erected before the commencement of this section.

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