New NSW Swimming Pool Registration requirement

Swimming pool owners in NSW are required to register their swimming pools on an online register ( by 29 October 2013.  Penalty of $220 may be imposed for failure of registration.
From 29 April 2014, owners of a property containing a pool must include a valid ‘certificate of compliance’ in a contract for sale of land, failure of which will enable the purchaser to rescind the contract within 14 days of exchange of contracts.