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These Standards amend the Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) to include a specification of a maximum pile height or pile thickness requirement for carpet of 11 mm in substitution for a specification of pile height of carpet of 6 mm. These Standards also correct minor technical errors and clarify the operation of the Premises Standards in relation to residential apartment blocks (Class 2 buildings).
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 24 Sep 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Sep-2010
Tabled Senate28-Sep-2010
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Disability (Access to Premises — Buildings) Amendment Standards 2010 (No. 1)1

Disability Discrimination Act 1992

I, ROBERT McCLELLAND, Attorney-General, make these Standards under subsection 31 (1) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Dated 22 September 2010

ROBERT McCLELLAND


1              Name of Standards

                These Standards are the Disability (Access to Premises — Buildings) Amendment Standards 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Standards commence on the commencement of the Disability (Access to Premises  — Buildings) Standards 2010.

Note 1   Section 1.2 of the Disability (Access to Premises  — Buildings) Standards 2010 provides that the Standards will commence on 1 May 2011.

Note 2   These Standards and the Disability (Access to Premises — Buildings) Standards 2010 take effect subject to subsection 31 (4) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

3              Amendment of Disability (Access to Premises  — Buildings) Standards 2010

                Schedule 1 amends the Disability (Access to Premises  — Buildings) Standards 2010.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Paragraph 2.1 (1) (b)

substitute

               (b)    a new part, and any affected part, of a building, if the building is:

                          (i)    a specified Class 1b building; or

                         (ii)    a Class 2 building that:

                                   (A)     is a new building; and

                                   (B)     has accommodation available for short-term rent; or

                         (iii)    a Class 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 building;

[2]           Schedule 1, table 1

omit the second mention of

Lifts, escalators and moving walks

insert

General requirements, Amendment 1

[3]           Schedule 1, table D3.1

after first mention of

thereof

insert

in excess of 100 dwellings

[4]           Schedule 1, subclause D3.2 (1)

substitute

         (1)   An accessway must be provided to a building required to be accessible:

                (a)    from the main points of a pedestrian entry at the allotment boundary; and

               (b)    from another accessible building connected by a pedestrian link; and

                (c)    from any required accessible carparking space on the allotment.

[5]           Schedule 1, subparagraph D3.3 (f) (ii)

omit

200 m2.

insert

200 m2;

[6]           Schedule 1, after paragraph D3.3 (f)

insert

                (g)    clause 7.4.1 (a) of AS 1428.1 does not apply and is replaced with ‘the pile height or pile thickness shall not exceed 11 mm and the carpet backing thickness shall not exceed 4 mm’; and

                (h)    the carpet pile height or pile thickness dimension, carpet backing thickness dimension and their combined dimension shown in figure 8 of AS 1428.1 do not apply and are replaced with 11 mm, 4 mm and 15 mm respectively.

[7]           Schedule 1, paragraph D3.5 (c)

omit

AS 2890.6

insert

AS/NZS 2890.6

[8]           Schedule 1, paragraph D3.7 (1) (b)

substitute

               (b)    in an auditorium, conference room, meeting room or room for judicatory purposes; or

[9]           Schedule 1, subparagraph D3.7 (2) (b) (iii)

omit the second mention of

2 000

insert

1 000

[10]         Schedule 1, paragraph D5.2 (f)

omit

1 100 m

insert

1 100 mm

[11]         Schedule 1, paragraph F2.4 (i)

omit

D3.3 (g)

insert

D3.3 (f)


Note

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