Australian Standard AS 3786-1993: Smoke Alarms - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you manufacture or design smoke alarms.

This standard applies to smoke alarms intended for installation within residential accommodation where connection to fire control stations is not required.

This standard specifies requirements for the design and performance of electrically operated smoke alarms containing both detection and alarm facilities. It allows, although it does not require, the inclusion within the smoke alarm of facilities for interconnection with other similar units, or accessories. Where such facilities are included, this standard specifies requirements for the connection interface.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

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.

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Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance

Act(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations (Australian Government)

Contact details

Regulatory Services
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance


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