2021/014: Regarding compliance with the Building Act of an existing pool barrier

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This determination considers the compliance of an existing pool barrier that incorporates brick columns and walls and sections of metal fencing, and hedges. The determination describes various pathways to establishing compliance for the purpose of section 162C of the Building Act 2004, and considers whether the pool barrier complies by any of those means. The determination also considers the status of an exemption granted under the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987.

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