From 1 January 2022, smoke alarms in properties sold must meet new compliance requirements prior to contract signing. The new requirements will be a condition of the contract and failure to comply may put the property sale in jeopardy. The new legislation adds several new complex requirements to current smoke alarm legislation.
Some of the key new additions are that smoke alarms must:
With so many new requirements to adhere to, and to ease the stress of the sales process, it is recommended property owners use a professional smoke alarm provider to upgrade the smoke alarms in their properties to 2022 legislation.