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Clause 1.2 - CODES AND STANDARDS

1.2.1 Reference

This Code makes reference to numerous local and international codes of practice and standards. Only the latest version of the codes of practice and standards shall be used for the purpose of this Code. A list of such codes of practice and standards is as shown in Table 1.2A.

1.2.2 Conflicting requirements

All codes of practice and standards which this Code referred to shall be read in conjunction with the relevant clauses in this Code. Where conflict exists between this Code and the referred codes of practice and/or standards, the requirements stipulated in this Code shall take precedence.

1.2.3 Maintenance of fire protection systems

All fire protection systems when installed/provided in a building, shall be maintained in accordance with applicable codes or standards specified in Table 1.2A . The QP shall list down the maintenance details in the Fire Safety Instruction Manual and handover to the building owner for compliance at the completion of the building project.

For the purpose of this Code, “fire protection system” has the same meaning as in the Fire Safety Act (Cap. 109A).

Updated 1 September 2022