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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 75

Approval for installation or operation of small amusement devices not required in certain circumstances

75 Approval for installation or operation of small amusement devices not required in certain circumstances

(1) In this clause,
"small amusement device" means an amusement device that is designed primarily for the use of children 12 years of age or under and includes such amusement devices as mini-Ferris wheels, battery operated cars and miniature railways but, in the case of rotating amusement devices, includes only those devices that have a maximum rotation of 14 revolutions per minute.
(2) A small amusement device may be installed or operated without the prior approval of the council if:
(a) the ground or other surface on which the device is to be or has been erected is sufficiently firm to sustain the device while it is in operation and is not dangerous because of its slope or irregularity or for any other reason, and
(b) the device is registered under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 , and
(c) the device:
(i) is to be or has been erected, and
(ii) it to be or is being operated,
in accordance with all conditions (if any) relating to its erection or operation set out in the current certificate of registration issued for the device under that Regulation, and
(d) there exists for the device a current log book within the meaning of Chapter 5 of that Regulation, and
(e) in the case of a device that is to be or is installed in a building, fire egress is not obstructed, and
(f) there is in force a contract of insurance or indemnity for the device that complies with clause 74.



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