Owners of existing pools have until 30 November 2015 to comply with the new laws for pool owners in Queensland. They must comply with the new laws for pool owners before this time if they intend to sell or lease the property where there is a pool. When Selling or Buying property in Queensland with a regulated pool, a Pool Safety Certificate must be furnished to the Buyer before settlement. If the Seller issues a Form 36 Notice of No Pool Safety Certificate it is then the Buyer’s responsibility to obtain a Pool Safety Certificate within 90 days from the settlement date. Buyers must be aware that they take on the responsibility of putting the appropriate pool fencing measures in place and obtaining the Pool Safety Certificate within the 90 day period from the settlement date. For more information click here
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