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NSW Swimming Pools Register

Jul 3rd, 2015

NSW Swimming Pools Register

From 29th April 2014, all owners of backyard pools in NSW must register their swimming pool with the NSW Government in order to comply with recent amendments to the Swimming Pools Act 1992.

The NSW Government has set up an online swimming pool register, and all pool owners must enter their swimming pool on this register. When registering, pool owners are required to indicate that to the best of their knowledge their swimming pool complies with the applicable safety standards.

From 29th April 2016, where a property with a swimming pool is being sold, a valid certificate of compliance (or an occupation certificate issued within the last three years) must be annexed to the Contract for Sale. Failure to annex the certificate means that the purchaser may rescind the Contract at any time within 14 days of exchange.

You can register your swimming pool by clicking on the following link http://www.swimmingpoolregister.nsw.gov.au/