Swimming Pools Act 1992 No 49
8 Exemption for swimming pools constructed before August 1990 and existing swimming pools on small properties
(1) This section applies to the following swimming pools:(a) swimming pools the construction or installation of which commenced before 1 August 1990,(b) swimming pools the construction or installation of which commenced before 1 July 2010 and that are situated on premises having an area of less than 230 square metres.Note.230 square metres is the smallest area on which a dwelling-house may currently be erected.(2) The child-resistant barrier surrounding the swimming pool is not required to separate the swimming pool from any residential building situated on the premises so long as the means of access to the swimming pool from the building are at all times restricted in accordance with the standards prescribed by the regulations.(3) The diagrams in Part 2 of Schedule 1 illustrate the provisions of this section.(4) This section ceases to apply in respect of a swimming pool if a barrier is erected on the premises (between the swimming pool and a residential building) as a barrier to direct access to the swimming pool from any residential building situated on the premises.