186C Persons must not remove or interfere with smoke
(1) A person must not, without reasonable excuse, remove or interfere
with the operation of a smoke alarm or heat alarm that has been installed in a
building in which persons sleep.
(2) Without limiting subclause (1), a person does not commit an
offence under this clause if the person removes or interferes with the
operation of a smoke alarm or heat alarm to repair, maintain or replace the
smoke alarm or heat alarm.
(3) This clause applies to alarms installed before or after the
commencement of this Division.