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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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In the event that a barrier has horizontal structures, such as bars, rods, wires or bracing, which are accessible from outside, they must be at least 900 mm apart and there must be no other support or structure (apart from a vertical rail) between them which might make climbing possible for a young child.
Steel wire mesh with square openings may be used as an alternative to the solid panel shown in (e) in Figure 1 F9/AS1 provided the openings do not have a side dimension greater than 13 mm. Panels with steel wire mesh having openings measuring between 13 mm and 35 mm on a side shall be not less than 1800 mm high but may have a gap at the base of not more than 100 mm.