A bylaw that was proposed earlier this year has been withdrawn by the Johannesburg City after, citing numerous reasons which include the city’s inability to implement the new legislation. Concerned with the safety measures private pool owners take, the bylaw would have directly affected the type of procedures private pool owners should take to ensure that no deaths come as result of accidental drowning in private properties. For more details on the issues involving the bylaws withdrawal, click here.
We published an article that details the extent of the proposed bylaw ealier in the year. To read it, click here.