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					                           Version No. 001
 Fair Trading (Safety Standard) (Basketball
  Rings and Backboards) Regulations 2002
                            S.R. No. 39/2002

                         Version as at 9 July 2002


                     TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Regulation                                                         Page
  1.    Objective                                                     1
  2.    Authorising provisions                                        1
  3.    Commencement                                                  1
  4.    Safety standards for basketball rings and backboards for
        basketball rings                                              1
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SCHEDULE—Warning Symbol for Basketball Rings and
         Backboards                                                   4
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ENDNOTES                                                              5
1. General Information                                                5
2. Table of Amendments                                                6
3. Explanatory Details                                                7




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 Rings and Backboards) Regulations 2002
                    S.R. No. 39/2002

                 Version as at 9 July 2002

  1. Objective
          The objective of these Regulations is to prescribe
          safety standards for basketball rings and
          backboards for basketball rings under the Fair
          Trading Act 1999.
  2. Authorising provisions
          These Regulations are made under sections 34 and
          165 of the Fair Trading Act 1999.
  3. Commencement
          These Regulations come into operation on 9 July
          2002.
  4. Safety standards for basketball rings and
     backboards for basketball rings
      (1) For the purposes of section 33(1) of the Fair
          Trading Act 1999, the prescribed safety standard
          for basketball rings and backboards for basketball
          rings consists of the requirements set out in this
          regulation.
      (2) A basketball ring and a backboard for a basketball
          ring must be accompanied by a warning that
          consists of—
           (a) the following words—
                 "WARNING: IMPROPER
                 INSTALLATION OR SWINGING ON THE
                 RING MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY
                 OR DEATH"; and


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                (b) a symbol in the form of the Schedule.
           (3) A warning referred to in sub-regulation (2) must
               be clearly legible, in upper case, in red letters on a
               white background and—
                (a) the word "WARNING:" must be in
                    characters at least 15 millimetres in height;
                    and
                (b) the words and expressions following
                    "WARNING:" must be in characters at least
                    10 millimetres in height.
           (4) The symbol referred to in sub-regulation (2)(b)
               must be—
                (a) clearly legible; and
                (b) on a white background and consist of a red
                    circle and a red diagonal line, each not less
                    than 5 millimetres in width, a black
                    basketball ring, a backboard to the basketball
                    ring outlined in black and a black figure; and
                (c) of a diameter of not less than 120 millimetres
                    from outer edge to outer edge of the circle.
           (5) If a basketball ring or a backboard for a basketball
               ring is contained in a package, the warning
               required by sub-regulation (2) must accompany
               the ring or backboard by being marked in a
               conspicuous position on the package or marked on
               a label affixed in a conspicuous position on the
               package.
           (6) If a basketball ring or a backboard for a basketball
               ring is not contained in a package, the warning
               required by sub-regulation (2) must accompany
               the ring or backboard by being marked—
                (a) in a conspicuous position on the ring or
                    backboard; or




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         (b) on a label affixed in a conspicuous position
             to the ring or backboard; or
         (c) on a tag attached in a conspicuous position to
             the ring or backboard.
    (7) A backboard for a basketball ring must also be
        accompanied by a warning that consists of the
        following words—
             "WARNING: SWINGING ON THE RING
             MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR
             DEATH".
    (8) A warning referred to in sub-regulation (7)
        must—
         (a) accompany the backboard by being
             marked—
               (i) in a permanent manner and in a
                   conspicuous position on the backboard;
                   or
              (ii) in a permanent manner on a label
                   affixed in a permanent manner and in a
                   conspicuous position on the backboard;
                   and
         (b) be clearly legible; and
         (c) be in characters at least 10 millimetres in
             height.
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                          SCHEDULE

                                                 Regulation 4(2)(b)

        WARNING SYMBOL FOR BASKETBALL RINGS AND
                     BACKBOARDS




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                                ENDNOTES
1. General Information
  The Fair Trading (Safety Standard) (Basketball Rings and Backboards)
  Regulations 2002, S.R. No. 39/2002 were made on 4 June 2002 by the
  Governor in Council under sections 34 and 165 of the Fair Trading Act
  1999, No. 16/1999 and came into operation on 9 July 2002: regulation 3.
  The Fair Trading (Safety Standard) (Basketball Rings and Backboards)
  Regulations 2002 will sunset 10 years after the day of making on 4 June 2012
  (see section 5 of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994).




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           2. Table of Amendments
             There are no amendments made to the Fair Trading (Safety Standard)
             (Basketball Rings and Backboards) Regulations 2002 by statutory rules,
             subordinate instruments and Acts.




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3. Explanatory Details
  No entries at date of publication.




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