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Which Essential Safety Measures certificate is required?

Victoria

ACT: Building Act 1993

REGULATION: Building Regulations 2006

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: Annual Essential safety measures report.

 

South Australia

ACT: Development Act 1993

REGULATION: Development Regulations 1993 Minister Spec SA76

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: Form 3

 

Northern Territory

ACT: Building Act 1993

REGULATION: Building Regulations 1993

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: N/A

 

New South Wales

ACT: Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

REGULATION: Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations 2000

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: Annual Fire Safety Statement

Tasmania

ACT: Building Act 2000

REGULATION: Building Regulations 2004

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: Form 56

 

Western Australia

ACT: Local Gov (miscellaneous prov) Act Occupiers Liability Act 1985

REGULATION: Occupation Safety and Health Regulations 1996

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: N/A

 

Queensland

ACT: Fire and Rescue Services Act 1990

REGULATION: Fire and Rescue Services Regulations 1991

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: Annual Declaration

 

Australian Capital Territory

ACT: Building Act 2004 Emergencies Act 2004

REGULATION: Building Regulations 2008 Fire Safety Policy -05

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE: N/A

 

 

 

 What Maintenance Standard is required?

Victoria

Building constructed or had alterations after 1994 – As stated on Occupancy Permit.

or

Building Constructed pre 1994 no alterations – Maintenance required
as per initial design of system or item.

 

South Australia

In accordance with Ministers Spec SA 76 as in force at time of
consent of the building work.
and
Perform to a standard not less than the standard they were originally
required to achieve.

 

Northern Territory

Maintenance is required to the system as detailed in the BCA 2007
NT appendix.

 

New South Wales

To the relevant standard issued on the fire safety schedule.
or
Maintained to the system requirements, as from time of the
measures installation.

Tasmania

Buildings constructed after July 2004 to the requirements listed on
the Occupancy Permit
Or
Building Constructed pre 2004 no alterations – Maintenance required
as per initial design of system or item.

 

Western Australia

Maintenance is required to the system to the most relevant Australian
Standard.

 

Queensland

To the relevant Australian Standard for the essential safety
measures.
Or
At intervals and at a level a competent person considers sufficient in
the interests of safety.

 

Australian Capital Territory

Building constructed or had alterations after 1997 – As stated on
Occupancy Permit.
or
Building Constructed pre 1997 and no alterations – Maintenance
required as per most relevant standard.