NSW GOVERNMENT – NEW SWIMMING POOL LEGISLATION

swimming poolEffective April 29 2014, the Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012 comes into effect.

What do 2014 changes mean to you?

1. It is a requirement that your pool is registered (Click here for details on registering).
2. The pool must have a Warning Notice as defined in the Act which is clearly visible from a distance of three meters and situated near the pool.
3. The owner must obtain a Certificate of Compliance as required by the Act on or before 29th April 2015.
4. Once a Certificate of Compliance is obtained for the pool it must be made available to the tenant upon request.
If a property has a swimming pool as defined by the Act and is being sold:
1. The pool should be registered. This may not be essential for the sale to proceed but can incur a penalty to the vendor.
2. The pool should have a Warning Notice as defined in the Act. This may not be essential for the sale to proceed but can incur a penalty to the vendor.
3. If the pool does not have a Certificate of Compliance and
• the property is sold prior to the 29th April 2015, the Buyer should obtain a Certificate of Compliance before 29th April 2015. OR
• the property is sold on or after the 29th April 2015, the Seller must obtain a Certificate of Compliance before the 29th April 2015 and provide the certificate to the Buyer attached to the contract of sale.

For more information please click on the links below:

Source: http://adlsoftware.com/announcements/New-Swimming-Pool-Legislation-nsw

Bernie Tynes
Marketing Manager
Infinity Property Agents – Sydney

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About Infinity Property Agents

Infinity Property Agents manage the sale, property management, leasing, valuations, cleaning of properties in East: Maroubra ,Kingsford and Kensington Lower North: Mosman, Neutral Bay, Crows Nest and North Sydney Inner City : Alexandria, Waterloo, Zetland and Rosebery As an independent property management company, we offer a more personalised service, with over 400 happy clients and a dedicated team of property professionals with expertise of over 20 years experience in the local property market. We are always on the look out for talented agents and welcome contact via our website at http://www.infinityproperty.com.au/
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