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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 38

Cesspits

38 Cesspits

(1) A cesspit:
(a) must be deep, dark and fly-proof, and
(b) must be constructed and maintained so as to prevent both the access of surface waters to it and the escape of matter from it, and
(c) must not be located where it can possibly pollute any water used or likely to be used for human consumption or for any domestic or dairy purposes, and
(d) must not be located where the normal level of the ground water is less than one metre below the bottom of the cesspit.
(2) If a cesspit is emptied, its contents must be disposed of in a sanitary manner and in accordance with any requirements of the council.



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