Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment (Smoke Alarms) Bill 2007

Bill No.203

SynopsisThis Bill amends the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960 in order to give support for the mandatory fitting and maintenance of mains powered smoke alarms in existing residential dwellings.

The Bill will allow progressive phasing in of new requirements for mains powered smoke alarms in existing residences. This will mean the battery issues experienced with many current alarms will be a thing of the past.

StatusAssented to 12/20/2007
Royal Assent given 21 Dec 2007 as Act No. 34 of 2007. For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/13/2007  
First Reading 06/13/2007  
Second Reading 06/13/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/27/2007  
Consideration in Detail 09/27/2007  
Third Reading 09/27/2007  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/27/2007  
First Reading 09/27/2007  
Second Reading 09/27/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/06/2007  
Third Reading 12/06/2007