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FIRE AND EMERGENCY AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2005 (NO 47 OF 2005) - REG 6

New regulation 7A

After regulation 7 –

insert

7A.     Stacked tyres

    (1)     The occupier of land in an emergency response area on which motor vehicle tyres (whether new or used) are stacked must ensure that –

    (a)     the height of any stack does not exceed 3 metres;

    (b)     the base layer of tyres in any stack does not exceed 45 metres in length and 5 metres in width; and

    (c)     the slope of any side of any stack is not steeper than 1:1.

    Penalty:     100 penalty units.

    (2)     The occupier must ensure that stacks are separated from each other, and from the boundary of the land –

    (a)     by not less than 10 metres at any point; or

    (b)     by walls that have a fire rating of not less than 4 hours.

    Penalty:     100 penalty units.

    (3)     The occupier must ensure that, if stacks are separated by walls –

    (a)     the walls exceed the height of the stacks by not less than 1.5 metres and protrude not less than 1.5 metres past the stack at either end;

    (b)     the stacks are not grouped more than 2 stacks in either direction;

    (c)     the aggregate width of the group does not exceed 10 metres;

    (d)     the aggregate length of the group does not exceed 90 metres; and

    (e)     a group of stacks is separated from any other flammable or combustible material (including any other group of stacks, any individual stacks and grass or weeds) by not less than 10 metres at any point.

    Penalty:     100 penalty units.



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