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Accommodation complies with relevant legislation

Boarders are provided with accommodation that complies with legislative requirements.

Evidence of compliance

A registered non-government school must:

  • assess and monitor the standard and state of repair of boarding premises, buildings and facilities, taking into account the requirements of relevant legislation including the:
    • Explosives Act 2003
    • Work Health and Safety Act 2011
  • undertake and maintain details of annual fire safety statements that comply with Part 9 Division 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
  • maintain written evidence that any school premises and/or buildings first occupied after 2003 comply with all legislation relevant at the time of occupation
  • maintain written evidence that any school premises and/or buildings that are the subject of a development application after 2003 comply with all legislation relevant at the time of occupation.
  • confirm that it has policies and procedures to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 in terms of the school's boarding buildings and premises

For buildings that are the subject of a development consent or erected since 1997, the school will have a Certificate of Compliance with Class 3 of the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

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