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Swimming Pools Regulation 2008
Repealed version for 29 June 2018 to 31 August 2018 (accessed 24 April 2019 at 18:41)
Part 2 Division 1 Clause 6
6   Standards required for certain swimming pools to be exempt from requirement to separate swimming pool from residential building
(1)  For the purposes of section 8 (2) of the Act, the prescribed standards in accordance with which the means of access to a swimming pool from a residential building are to be restricted are that:
(a)  each doorway, and each opening portion of a window, that gives access to the swimming pool is to be designed, constructed, installed and maintained in accordance with the standards set out in AS 1926.1—2007, and
(b)  in relation to each opening portion of a window giving access to the swimming pool—there must not be any footholds wider than 10 millimetres between the bottom of the lowest opening panel of the window and any point within 1.1 metres below the bottom of that panel.
(2)  Subclause (1) (b) does not apply to a window that is:
(a)  of substantial construction and is so fixed (by means of a keyed locking device or other child-resistant device) that it has no opening through which it is possible to pass a testing apparatus, or
(b)  totally enclosed by a grille (including a fixed grille) that is of substantial construction and is so fixed (by means of a keyed locking device or other child-resistant device) that it has no opening through which it is possible to pass a testing apparatus.