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Contents (2006 - 530)
Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2006
Repealed version for 1 July 2012 to 31 August 2012 (accessed 24 June 2018 at 19:07)
Part 2 Division 3 Clause 14
14   Equipment for measurement of surveys
(1)  A survey must be made using appropriate equipment.
(2)  A surveyor must not use any equipment in making a survey unless the surveyor knows the accuracy obtained by its use. That accuracy must be determined by reference to:
(a)  the Australian primary standard of measurement of length, within the meaning of the National Measurement Act 1960 of the Commonwealth, or
(b)  the State primary standard of measurement of length, within the meaning of that Act, that is under the control of the Surveyor-General, or
(c)  in the case of GNSS equipment, at least 3 established survey marks with accurate AHD values.
(3)  A surveyor must not use any steel or invar band in making a survey unless it is verified at least once every 2 years and immediately after any repair.
(4)  A surveyor must not use any electronic distance measuring equipment in making a survey unless it is verified against the State primary standard of measurement of length (as referred to above), by using pillared testlines, at least once every year and immediately after any service or repair.
(5)  A surveyor must not use any GNSS equipment in making a survey unless it is verified against the State control survey:
(a)  at least once every year, and
(b)  immediately after any service or repair, and
(c)  immediately after any change or upgrade of software.
(6)  The accuracy and method of any verification under this clause must be as approved.