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PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE ACT 2011

- As at 30 November 2017
- Act 59 of 2011

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Plumbing and drainage work--meaning
   5.      Responsible person for plumbing and drainage work

   PART 2 - PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE WORK

           Division 1 - General requirements for plumbing and drainage work

   6.      Plumbing and drainage work to be carried out only by authorised persons
   7.      Plumbing and drainage work to comply with certain standards
   8.      Authorised fittings to be used for plumbing and drainage work

           Division 2 - Notice of plumbing and drainage work

   9.      Plumbing and drainage work must be pre-notified to plumbing regulator
   10.     Emergency work does not have to be pre-notified
   11.     Notice of defective installation or system

           Division 3 - Inspection of plumbing and drainage work

   12.     Inspection of plumbing and drainage work by plumbing regulator
   13.     Responsible person to notify plumbing regulator when work is ready for inspection
   14.     Defective plumbing and drainage work

           Division 4 - Obligation to supply certificates and plans

   15.     Person to give certificate of compliance after work completed
   16.     Supply of plans

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous

   17.     Obligation to prevent threats to public health or safety
   18.     Exemptions

   PART 3 - PLUMBING REGULATOR

   19.     Functions of plumbing regulator
   20.     Authorisation of fittings used for plumbing and drainage work
   21.     Delegation

   PART 4 - INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT POWERS

           Division 1 - Appointment of inspectors and enforcement officers

   22.     Appointment of inspectors
   23.     Appointment of enforcement officers
   24.     Identification card
   25.     Purposes for which powers can be exercised

           Division 2 - Powers of inspectors

   26.     Power of entry
   27.     Inspection powers
   28.     Obstruction of inspector

           Division 3 - Powers of enforcement officers

   29.     Power of entry
   30.     Entry of residence
   31.     Notice of entry
   32.     Use of force
   33.     Notification of use of force or urgent entry
   34.     Inspections and investigations
   35.     Search warrants
   36.     Obstruction of enforcement officer

           Division 4 - General
           Note

   37.     Care to be taken
   38.     Recovery of costs of entry and inspection

   PART 5 - CRIMINAL AND OTHER PROCEEDINGS

   39.     Appeals to Land and Environment Court against certain directions of plumbing regulator
   40.     Injunctions
   41.     Penalty notices
   42.     Proceedings for offences
   43.     Effect of criminal proceedings on civil proceedings

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   44.     Aiding and abetting
   45.     Offence to provide false or misleading documents
   46.     Disclosure of information
   47.     Certain information may be provided to and by plumbing regulator
   48.     Exclusion of liability
   49.     Continuing effect of directions
   50.     Evidentiary certificates
   51.     Service of notices and directions
   52.     Regulations
   53.     Review of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           Schedule 3 (Repealed)


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