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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT REGULATION 2000 - REG 165
(cf clause 80 of EP[#38]A Regulation 1994)
In this Part and Schedule 1--
"alteration to a hydraulic fire safety system" means a permanent
alteration to a hydraulic fire safety system that modifies or enables the
modification of the pressure or flow characteristics of the
hydraulic fire safety system and that is not associated with--
alteration, enlargement or extension of an existing building, unless the
alteration, enlargement or extension relates solely and directly to the
alteration to the hydraulic fire safety system, or
(b) a change of use of a
"annual fire safety statement" means a statement referred to in clause 175.
"critical fire safety measure" means a fire safety measure that is identified
in a fire safety schedule as a critical fire safety measure, being a measure
that is of such a nature, or is implemented in such an environment or in such
circumstances, that the measure requires periodic assessment and certification
at intervals of less than 12 months.
"essential fire safety measure" , in relation to a building, means a
fire safety measure that is included--
(a) in the fire safety schedule for the
(b) in the essential services (within the meaning of Ordinance
No 70 under the Local Government Act 1919 ) attached to an approval or order
referred to in Part 59 of that Ordinance, being an approval or order that was
in force immediately before 1 July 1993, or
(c) in the essential services
(within the meaning of the Local Government (Approvals) Regulation 1993 )
attached to an approval referred to in clause 22 of that Regulation, being the
latest such approval granted during the period from 1 July 1993 to 30 June
(d) in the essential services (within the meaning of the Local
Government (Orders) Regulation 1993 ) attached to an order referred to in
clause 6(1) of that Regulation, being the latest such order given during the
period from 1 July 1993 to 30 June 1997.
"final fire safety certificate" means a certificate referred to in clause 170.
"fire exit" , in relation to a building, means any exit to the building that
has been provided in compliance with any requirement imposed by or under the
Act or this Regulation or by or under any other law, whether or not that law
is currently in force.
"fire safety certificate" means an interim fire safety certificate or a
final fire safety certificate.
"fire safety measure" means any measure (including any item of equipment, form
of construction or fire safety strategy) that is, or is proposed to be,
implemented in a building to ensure the safety of persons using the building
in the event of fire.
"fire safety statement" means an annual fire safety statement or a
supplementary fire safety statement.
"fire-isolated" , when used in connection with the words "stairway, passageway
or ramp", means a fire-isolated stairway, fire-isolated passageway or
fire-isolated ramp, as the case may be, within the meaning of the Building
Code of Australia .
"hydraulic fire safety system" means--
(a) a fire hydrant system, or
fire hose reel system, or
(c) a sprinkler system (including a wall-wetting
sprinkler or drencher system), or
(d) any type of automatic fire suppression
system of a hydraulic nature, that is installed in accordance with a
requirement of, or under, the Act or any other Act or law (including an order
or a condition of an approval or some other sort of authorisation).
"interim fire safety certificate" means a certificate referred to in clause
"statutory fire safety measure" means a fire safety measure of a kind referred
to in the Table to clause 166.
"supplementary fire safety statement" means a statement referred to in clause
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