You will be required to comply with this standard if you wish to construct a rooming house. A rooming house is a building where one or more rooms are available for rent to four or more persons.
All power outlets and lighting circuits in the rooming house must be connected to a switchboard circuit breaker that complies with this standard.
It provides uniform essential elements that constitute the minimum regulatory requirements for a safe electrical installation, as well as installation practices that achieve certainty of compliance with the essential safety requirements.
The legislation adopts this standard as amended from time to time.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.
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.
Department of Justice and Regulation
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Victoria)
Residential Tenancies (Rooming House Standards) Regulations 2012 (Victoria)
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