2019/038: Regarding the compliance of a 23-year-old pool fence

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This determination considers the compliance of a trellis fence with the provisions of the Building Act that require the restriction of access by unsupervised young children to the swimming pool or immediate pool area.  The trellis has gaps up to 45mm high x 40mm wide and was installed with the horizontal slats on the outside face of the fence.

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