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From the start of 2017, the regulations around small heated pools, such as spa pools or hot tubs changed.
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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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Parliament passed the Building (Pools) Amendment Bill, and repealed the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 including new pool safety provisions from the Building Act 2004.
Spa's and hot tubs no longer need to be fenced, providing they meet the following criteria:
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