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AR 119/2007 PLUMBING CODE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 208/2016)

ALBERTA REGULATION 119/2007

Safety Codes Act

PLUMBING CODE REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Interpretation

                2      Exemption

                3      Approved equipment


                4      Plumbing Code

                5      Crown disclaimer

                6      Repeal

                8      Coming into force

Interpretation

1(1)  In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “Act” means the Safety Codes Act;

                              (b)    “certification body” means an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification body;

                               (c)    “Code” means the National Plumbing Code of Canada declared in force by this Regulation.

(2)  The definitions in the Act and the Code apply to the words used in this Regulation.

(3)  References to the following expressions in a code that is declared in force by this Regulation are to be read as references to the “Alberta Building Code as declared in force by the Building Code Regulation (AR 31/2015)”:

                               (a)    “National Building Code of Canada”;

                              (b)    “NBC”.

(4)  References to the following expressions in a code that is declared in force by this Regulation are to be read as references to the “Alberta Fire Code as declared in force by the Fire Code Regulation (AR 32/2015)”:

                               (a)    “National Fire Code of Canada”;

                              (b)    “NFC”.

AR 119/2007 s1;154/2012;208/2016

Exemption

2   This Regulation does not apply to plumbing systems that are private sewage disposal systems.

Approved equipment

3(1)  If the Code requires approved equipment, that equipment must meet the requirements of subsection (2).

(2)  No person shall, for use in Alberta, manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any equipment related to plumbing systems unless the equipment has been

                               (a)    tested and certified by a certification body, or

                              (b)    inspected and approved by a certification body and the equipment bears evidence of having been accepted in the manner authorized by the certification body.

Plumbing Code

4(1)  The National Plumbing Code of Canada 2015, published by the National Research Council of Canada, is declared in force as amended or replaced from time to time.

(2) to (17)  Repealed AR 208/2016 s3.

AR 119/2007 s4;154/2016;208/2016

Crown disclaimer

5   The Code declared in force by this Regulation and any code or standards referenced in that Code do not make or imply any assurance or guarantee by the Crown in right of Alberta with respect to life expectancy, durability or operating performance of equipment or materials referenced in the codes or standards.

AR 119/2007 s5;208/2016

Repeal

6   The Plumbing Code Regulation (AR 219/97) is repealed.

7   Repealed AR 227/2012 s6.

Coming into force

8   This Regulation comes into force on September 2, 2007.