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Swimming Pool Fencing: Prosecution Notice

Friday, August 13, 2004

Swimming Pool Fencing: Prosecution Notice

Press Release: Gary Osborne, Spokesperson for POAG (Pool Owners Action Group)

Now, not everyone reads the daily newspapers, but there must be at least one person inside the Waitakere City Council that knows that there was a High Court Hearing on 2nd August at which Waitakere City Council sought a declaratory judgement in relation to the "immediate pool area". Surely out of the several Council officers that attended a full day in Court at the ratepayers' expense, there must have been at least one who realised what the case was about. Judge Randerson reserved his decision.

Yet on Wednesday, one of our POAG members received a Prosecution Notice regarding his pool and telling him an order would be sought to have the pool drained.

It's high time such bumbling bureaucratic buffoonery stopped or do these contemptible council casuists really believe they're above the law?


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