Heritage Regulation 1999
(1) Fencing or surveillance systems appropriate to the nature and
location of the building, work or relic must be installed to secure it and its
site and prevent vandalism.
(2) The following systems or components, if present, must be
maintained and repaired when and to the standard necessary to ensure a
reasonable level of security for the building, work or relic:
(a) boundary and internal fences and gates, including associated
(b) in the case of a building, the walls, roof and other building
elements, doors, windows and other closures, including glazing and associated
locking and latching mechanisms,
(c) any electronic surveillance or alarm system installed on the
(d) any other system or component designed to ensure the security of
the building, work or relic.
(3) Doors and windows of a building may, as an alternative to being
repaired, be boarded up, but only:
(a) if the building is unoccupied, or
(b) as a short term measure pending repair.
(4) If an opening to a building is designed or intended to have a
door, window or other closure in place and does not have the door, window or
other closure in place, the opening must be boarded