(1) The responsible person for plumbing and drainage work must, within the period prescribed by the regulations after completing the work:(a) give the plumbing regulator a certificate of compliance, and(b) give a copy of the certificate of compliance to the person for whom the work is carried out, whether as contractor or employee.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.(2) A person who contracts with another person for that other person to carry out plumbing and drainage work in relation to premises, and who is not the owner of the premises, must, within the period prescribed by the regulations after receiving a copy of a certificate of compliance in relation to the work, give a copy of the certificate to the owner of the premises or the owner’s agent.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.(3) A certificate of compliance is a written document, in an approved form, that certifies that the plumbing and drainage work to which it relates is code compliant.(4) For the purposes of this section, plumbing and drainage work is completed by a responsible person when the responsible person completes, in accordance with this Act, the whole of the plumbing and drainage work that the person was engaged to carry out and the period during which the plumbing and drainage work must be available for inspection by the plumbing regulator has ended.