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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 21

Inspection and certification of water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work

21 Inspection and certification of water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work

An approval referred to in item 1, 4, 5 or 6 of Part B of the Table to section 68 of the Act is subject to the following conditions:

(a) a person must not put into use a soil, waste or house drain pipe, or cover up or conceal from view an underground or enclosed water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage work or put into use such a work, until the work has been inspected and certified:
(i) by the council or a suitably qualified person determined by the council, or
(ii) if the work is of a type for which the approval of the Minister for Utilities is required under section 60 of the Act--in accordance with subparagraph (i) or, if that Minister has specifically authorised inspection and certification by another suitably qualified person, by that person,
as having been constructed in accordance with the Act and this Regulation,
(b) any such inspection and certification must be carried out in accordance with the Plumbing Code of Australia and the requirements of the council,
(c) a person undertaking the construction of a water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage work must provide every reasonable facility and all necessary information to enable inspection of the work for the purposes of paragraph (a),
(d) in particular, such a person must, if required to do so by a person carrying out an inspection for the purposes of paragraph (a), produce the plan (if any) of the work for that person to look at,
(e) a person carrying out water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage work must immediately rectify to the satisfaction of the council any defect revealed by an inspection under paragraph (a).



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