HOUSEHOLD AND STOREY SHELTERS
—(1) Every new house must be provided with a household shelter in accordance with the specifications.
(2) Every new building which is to be subdivided into flats must be provided with —
a household shelter in accordance with the specifications in every flat in that building; or
in lieu of a household shelter being provided in every flat on any storey of the building, at least one storey shelter in accordance with the specifications on that storey of the building.
—(1) Where —
any house or flat is provided with a household shelter under this Act; or
any part of any building consists of a storey shelter provided under this Act,
the owner or occupier of such house, flat, building or part thereof —
shall not carry out therein, or permit another person to carry out therein, any repair or alteration, or anything else, which is likely to damage or otherwise impair the efficient use of the household or storey shelter as such, except with the written permission of the Commissioner and subject to such conditions as the Commissioner thinks fit;
shall maintain the household or storey shelter in accordance with the regulations and such other directions as the Commissioner may give from time to time; and
shall carry out such works for the maintenance, alteration or improvement of the household or storey shelter or for the installation of any equipment therein as the Commissioner may, from time to time, by writing require.
(2) Any person who fails to comply with this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $250 for every day or part thereof during which the offence continues after conviction.