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Swimming Pools Regulation 2008
Repealed version for 29 June 2018 to 31 August 2018 (accessed 25 June 2019 at 13:44)
Part 6 Clause 22A
22A   Effect of changes to prescribed standards for existing complying swimming pool barriers and means of access
(1)  In this clause, relevant amendment means:
(a)  an amendment to this Regulation that amends or substitutes a standard prescribed for the purposes of a provision of Part 2 of the Act, or
(b)  an amendment to a standard that is prescribed, as in force from time to time, for the purposes of a provision of Part 2 of the Act.
(2)  If a child-resistant barrier for a swimming pool is required to comply with a standard prescribed under a provision of Part 2 of the Act and the standard is amended or substituted by a relevant amendment, the barrier is taken to comply with the amended or substituted standard so long as:
(a)  immediately before the relevant amendment took effect, the barrier complied with the standard that applied to the barrier at that time and the barrier continues to comply with that standard, or
(b)  if the barrier has been substantially altered or rebuilt, the barrier complied with the standard that applied to the barrier when it was so altered or rebuilt and the barrier continues to comply with that standard.
(3)  If the means of access to a swimming pool are required to comply with a standard prescribed under a provision of Part 2 of the Act and the standard is amended or substituted by a relevant amendment, the means of access are taken to comply with the amended or substituted standard so long as:
(a)  immediately before the relevant amendment took effect, the means of access complied with the standard that applied to the means of access at that time and the means of access continue to comply with that standard, or
(b)  if the means of access have been substantially altered or rebuilt, the means of access complied with the standard that applied to the means of access when they were so altered or rebuilt and they continue to comply with that standard.
Note.
 Subclause (3) applies to standards prescribed under provisions of Part 2 of the Act that relate to indoor swimming pools, outdoor swimming pools or both.