You are required to comply with this code of practice if you are the owner or operator of a public swimming or spa pool. It is your responsibility to ensure that the recommended levels of chemicals are used in the disinfection and treatment of the pool.
This code of practice applies to public swimming and spa pools, including those located in:
- Hotels, motels and serviced apartments;
- Gymnasiums and health resorts;
- Squash and tennis centres;
- Recreational resorts;
- Hospitals (hydrotherapy pools);
- Places of adult entertainment; and
- Pools used to provide swimming lessons.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Population Health Division
Public Health Act 1997 (Australian Capital Territory)
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