NCC 2019 Volume Three
Tas Section I Materials and products certification and authorisation

Tas Section I Materials and products certification and authorisation

Tas Part I101 Certification and authorisation - additional requirements

Introduction

Introduction

This Part specifies the requirements that a plumbing or drainage product must meet to enable its use in a plumbing or drainage installation includes—

  1. water plumbing;
  2. roof plumbing;
  3. sanitary plumbing;
  4. heating, ventilation and air-conditioning plumbing;
  5. drainage systems; and
  6. on-site wastewater management systems, including on-site liquid trade waste installations.

Tas I101.1 Application

This Part applies to plumbing and drainage products used in new installations, alterations, additions and repairs and maintenance to existing installations.

Performance Requirements

Tas I101 P1

(1)

Plumbing and drainage materials and products must—

(a)

be durable and fit for their intended purpose; and

(b)

meet the Performance Requirements of the relevant Parts of the PCA; and

(c)

be authorised.

Verification Methods

Tas I101 V1

(1)

Sanitary plumbing and drainage products may be verified as meeting the Performance Requirements of Tas I101 P1if it is certified under the WaterMark Certification Scheme (see ABCB website for details).

Tas I101 V2

(1)

A product for use in a stormwater installation may be verified as meeting the Performance Requirements of Tas I101 P1 if it complies with the requirements of Section 2 of AS/NZS 3500.3.

Tas I101 V3

(1)

A product not covered by Tas I101 V1 or Tas I101 V2 may be authorised for use in Tasmania under Tas I101.5.

Tas I101 V4

(1)

A septic tank may be verified as meeting the Performance Requirements of Tas I101 P1 if it complies with AS/NZS 1546.1.

Tas I101 V5

(1)

A holding tank or collection well for use in a plumbing or drainage installation may be verified as meeting the Performance Requirements of Tas I101 P1 if it complies with AS/NZS 1546.1.

Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions

Tas I101.2 Application

(1)

Performance RequirementTas I101 P1 is satisfied by complying with Tas I101.3.

Tas I101.3 General requirements

(1)

A material or product used in a plumbing or drainage installation must be certified and authorized under the WaterMark Certification Scheme (see ABCB website for details), where specified under A5.0.

(2)

A unique plumbing material or product satisfies the Performance Requirement of Tas I101 P1 if

(a)

authorised by the Director of Building Control; or

(b)

a permit authority having jurisdiction authorizes the use of a unique plumbing product under a plumbing permit under the Tasmanian Building Act and independent third party certification in accordance with the Tasmanian Building Act has been obtained.

(3)

A unique plumbing product which is a septic tank must be constructed in accordance with AS/NZS 1546.1 and be independently certified by third party certification in accordance with the Tasmanian Building Act.

(4)

Products included on a list published by the Tasmanian Government for the purpose of this Part satisfy the Performance Requirement of Tas I101 P1.

Tas I101.4 State Authorisation

(1)
Scope

This section applies to materials and products for use in water plumbing, roof plumbing , sanitary plumbing and drainage systems, on-site wastewater management systems – including on-site trade waste installations – and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning plumbing.

(2)
Application

A unique plumbing material or product satisfies the Performance Requirement of Tas I101 P1 if

(3)
Authorisation

A plumbing product is authorised for use in a plumbing installation in Tasmania if it has been authorized by the Director of Building Control or – in the case of a unique plumbing product – either by the Director of Building Control or the relevant permit authority.

Tas Part I102 On-site wastewater management system accreditation

Tas I102.1 Application

(1)

This Part applies to all on-site wastewater management systems except for systems—

(a)

exempted under the Tasmania Plumbing Regulations; or

(b)

under the jurisdiction of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1993; or

(c)

which forms part of a water and sewerage authority's infrastructure.

Performance Requirements

Tas I102 P1

(1)

An on-site wastewater management system must—

(a)

Be durable and fit for purpose;

(b)

meet the Performance Requirements of the PCA; and

(c)

Be issued with a Certificate of Accreditation in Tasmania under this Part.

Verification Methods

Tas I102 V1

(1)

An on-site wastewater management system may be verified as meeting the Performance Requirements of this Part if a Certificate of Accreditation for the system has been issued.

Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions

Tas I102.2 Application

(1)

Performance RequirementTas I102 P1 is satisfied by complying with Tas I102.3.

Tas I102.3 General requirements

(1)

An on-site wastewater management system used in a plumbing installation must be issued with a Certificate of Accreditation.