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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
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start of 2017, the regulations around small heated pools, such as spa pools or
hot tubs changed.
passed the Building (Pools) Amendment Bill, and repealed the Fencing of
Swimming Pools Act 1987 including new pool safety provisions from the Building
Spa's and hot
tubs no longer need to be fenced, providing they meet the following criteria:
need to register your pool with the Council. Registering is free and we’ll come
and check that everything is correct, and provide a safety sticker to confirm
the pool meets the new regulations.
Find out more about Pool Fencing