The Act provides enforcement tools to help achieve compliance with the requirements of the Act relating to residential pools.
If a residential pool is non-compliant with the barrier requirements, territorial authorities can issue a notice to fix, to any person responsible for ensuring the pool is compliant.
Persons failing to comply with this notice to fix could receive an infringement fee of $500, or a fine of up to $5000.
Building infringement scheme guidelines has guidance for using the enforcement powers in the Act.
The following are available on the Legislation website:
Subpart 8 of the Act includes provisions for notices to fix relating to residential pools.
Building (Infringement Offences, Fees, and Forms) Regulations 2007 includes offences relating to residential pools.