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  1. "Acts
    Regulations and Policies NSW Fire Brigades Act 1989 "
  2. "Q - 1. What is the purpose of the Fire Brigades Act 1989
    No 192? "
  3. "A to Q 1 - An Act to provide for the protection of persons and property from fire and from hazardous material incidents
    and for that purpose to constitute New South Wales Fire Brigades as a Department of the Government and to provide for permanent and volunteer fire brigades; to amend certain Acts; and for other purposes."
  4. "Q – 2. Explain the term ‘Hazardous Material’ as stated in the NSW Fire Brigades Act (1989) Section 3. "
  5. "A to Q 2 - ""hazardous material"" means anything that
    when produced
  6. "Q – 3. Explain ""Officer in Charge"" as defined in the NSW Fire Brigades Act (1989) Section 3. "
  7. "A to Q 3 - ""officer in charge""
    in relation to a place at which a fire brigade is present
  8. "Q – 4. Explain the terms ‘Permanent’ and ‘Volunteer’ (retained) Brigades’ as defined in the NSW Fire Brigades Act (1989) Section 3 "
  9. "A to Q 4 - ""permanent fire brigade"" means a permanent fire brigade established and maintained by the Commissioner
    the services of whose members are wholly at the disposal of the Commissioner. ""volunteer fire brigade"" means any association of persons for which an approval as a volunteer fire brigade is in force under section 9
  10. "Q – 5. Section 6 of the Fire Brigades Act deals with the ‘Duty to deal with Fires and Hazardous Material Incidents’. State the contents of this section. "
  11. "A to Q 5 - (1) It is the duty of the Commissioner to take all practicable measures for preventing and extinguishing fires and protecting and saving life and property in case of fire in any fire district. (2) It is the duty of the Commissioner to take all practicable measures: (a) for protecting and saving life and property endangered by hazardous material incidents
    and (b) for confining or ending such an incident
  12. "Q – 6. State the contents of Section 7 of the Fire Brigades Act that deals with the ‘General authority to protect persons and property’. "
  13. "A to Q 6 - (1) The Commissioner is authorized to take measures anywhere in the State for protecting persons from injury or death and property from damage
    whether or not fire or a hazardous material incident is involved. (2) In the case of fire
  14. "Q – 7. State the provisions of Section 11: Brigades to proceed with speed to suspected fires or hazardous material incidents. "
  15. "A to Q 7 - (1) When there is an alarm of fire
    a fire brigade must
  16. "Q – 8. Section 12 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989
    Deals with Investigation of reported fires and Hazardous material incidents. State these provisions. "
  17. "A to Q 8 - (1) The OIC may
    with or without members of a fire brigade
  18. "Q – 9. Section 13
    of the Fire Brigades Act 1989
  19. "A to Q 9 - (1) At a fire
    the officer in charge: (a) may take such measures as the officer thinks proper for the protection and saving of life and property and for the control and extinguishing of the fire
  20. "A to Q 9 - (1A) At the site of a hazardous material incident
    the officer in charge: (a) may take such measures as the officer thinks proper for the protection and saving of life and property
  21. "A to Q 9 - (2) If a bush fire
    OIC to carry out plans under section 52 of the Rural Fires Act 1997 (3) The following provisions of this Division are intended to be particular examples of the way in which functions under this section can be exercised and are not intended to limit the generality of this section."
  22. "Q – 10. Section 14 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. State the contents of this Section: “Closure of streets and public places”. "
  23. "A to Q 10 - (1) The officer in charge at a fire may cause any street or public place in the vicinity of a fire to be closed to traffic during the fire. (2) The officer in charge at a hazardous material incident may cause any street or public place in the vicinity of the site of the incident to be closed to traffic until the site has been rendered safe."
  24. "Q – 11. Section 15 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989
    lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. State the contents of this Section: “Use of Water”. "
  25. "A to Q 11 - The officer in charge at a fire or hazardous material incident may
    for the purpose of extinguishing or controlling a fire or confining or ending the incident or rendering the site of the incident safe
  26. "Q – 12. Section 16 of the NSW Fire Brigades Act explains Taking possession etc of buildings and vessels during fires or hazardous material incidents. State this clause in respect to a hazardous material incident on a boat "
  27. "A to Q 12 - (2A) For the purpose of confining or ending a hazardous material incident or rendering the site of such an incident safe
    the officer in charge may: (a) take possession of any building
  28. "Q – 13. Section 16 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. List the contents of this Section: Taking possession etc. of buildings and vessels during fires or hazardous material incidents. "
  29. "A to Q 13 - (1) During a fire
    the officer in charge may take possession of any building
  30. "A to Q 13 - (2) The officer in charge may
    to control
  31. "A to Q 13 - (3) Whenever practicable
    the consent of the Harbour Master
  32. "Q – 14. Your Station is responded to a ship fire. The wharf
    containers and a neighbouring ship are exposures and in danger of catching alight. Firefighting crews
  33. "A to Q 14 - Section 16 - Taking possession etc of buildings and vessels during fires or hazardous material incidents (1) During a fire
    the officer in charge may take possession of any building
  34. "OR"
  35. "A to Q 14 - Section 13 General powers of officers at fires & hazmat incidents
    Section 16 Taking possession etc of buildings & vessels during fires or hazmat incidents
  36. "Q – 15. Section 17 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “Making walls and buildings safe”. "
  37. "A to Q 15 - (1) The officer in charge at a fire may during the fire or immediately after it
    pull down
  38. "Q – 16. Section 18 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “Disconnection etc. of gas and electricity”. "
  39. "A to Q 16 - (1) The officer in charge at a fire may cause the supply of gas or electricity to any premises on fire
    or to adjacent premises
  40. "A to Q 16 - (2) In exercising a power under this section
    the officer in charge may require the person who supplies the gas or electricity concerned to immediately send some competent person to the scene for the purpose of shutting it off or disconnecting it in accordance with the officer's directions."
  41. "A to Q 16 - (3) A person must comply with any such requirement and directions. (4) A person who supplies gas or electricity is not liable for any damages because of any interruption of that supply under this section."
  42. "Q – 17. Section 19 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 lists the powers at fires and hazardous material incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “General power to remove persons or obstacles”. "
  43. "A to Q 17 - The officer in charge at a fire or hazardous material incident may cause to be removed any person
    vehicle
  44. "Q – 18. Division 2 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 covers the special powers of the commissioner. State the provisions of Section 22
    “Authority to enter land and buildings”. "
  45. "A to Q 18 - The Commissioner is authorised to enter
    by his or her agents
  46. "Q – 19. Section 25 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989
    Relates to Authority at Incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “Duty to recognise authority of Officers”. "
  47. "A to Q 19 - (1) Every member of the Police Service and all other persons are to recognise: (a) the authority of the Commissioner and any member of a fire brigade acting under the Commissioner's orders
    and (b) the authority of the officer in charge at a place at which a fire brigade is present."
  48. "A to Q 19 - (2) It is the duty of every member of the Police Service to support the authority of such a person and to assist him or her in enforcing compliance with any orders given under this Act or the regulations."
  49. "A to Q 19 - (3) This section applies only in respect of the protection of persons from injury or death
    or of property from damage
  50. "Q – 20. Section 23 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 Relates to Authority at Incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “Commissioner may authorise others to exercise functions”. "
  51. "A to Q 20 - (1) Any function conferred or imposed on the Commissioner by this Part may be exercised by any officer or member of a fire brigade authorised for the purpose by the Commissioner. (2) Such an authorisation need not be in writing and operates to authorise the exercise of functions accordingly."
  52. "Q – 21. Section 24 of the Fire Brigades Act 1989 Relates to Authority at Incidents. State the provisions of this Section: “Officer in charge may authorise others to exercise functions "
  53. "A to Q 21 - (1) The officer in charge at a fire or hazardous material incident may authorise any officer or member of a fire brigade to exercise all or specified functions under this Part of the officer in charge. (2) Such an authorisation need not be in writing and operates to authorise the exercise of functions accordingly."
  54. "Q – 22. At a fire in a private dwelling
    upon completion of extinguishment
  55. "A to Q 22 - (1) The following persons are authorised to make a request under this section: (a) the Commissioner
    (b) (Repealed) (c) any member of a fire brigade."
  56. "A to Q 22 - (2) On request made by a person authorised by this section
    the owner of premises where a fire or hazardous material incident occurs
  57. "A to Q 22 - (3) A person who contravenes subsection (2)
    or in purported compliance with that subsection gives any information knowing it to be false or misleading in a material particular
  58. "Q – 23. During a routine hydrant inspection you notice that on the footpath outside a property
    the hydrant is covered in grass
  59. "A to Q 23 - It is an offense for a person to: (a) willfully cover up
    enclose or conceal any fire hydrant so as to make it difficult to find
  60. "Q – 24. State the provisions of Section 34 of the Fire Brigades Act in relation to “false alarms” and there penalties. "
  61. "A to Q 24 - A person who tampers with any fire alarm or signaling apparatus for giving notice of fire or who intentionally or recklessly gives any false alarm of fire is guilty of an offence. Maximum penalty: (a) for a first offence--20 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 month
    or both
  62. "Q – 25. Fire Brigades Act Section 35 deals with; “obstruction of fire fighters or other personnel”. State the provisions of this section. "
  63. "A to Q 25 - A person who obstructs or hinders the Commissioner
    any member of the staff of the Department or any member of a fire brigade in the exercise of a function under this Act is guilty of an offence. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years
  64. "Q – 26. State the provisions of Section 39 of the Fire Brigades Act (1989) to do with the; “use of water for practice”. "
  65. "A to Q 26 - The Commissioner may
    by arrangement with the person controlling the water supply concerned
  66. "Q – 27. Fire Brigades Act Section 40 deals with “Charges for attending fires or hazardous material incidents”. State the provisions of this section
    in respect to fire incidents only. "
  67. "A to Q 27 - (1) Except as provided by this section
    no charge is to be made for the attendance at a fire of any members of a fire brigade."
  68. "A to Q 27 - (2) If a fire occurs in any building
    vehicle
  69. "A to Q 27 - (3) Those charges may be recovered from: (a) the owner of the building
    vehicle or property
  70. "A to Q 27 - (4) The amount of those charges is not to exceed 20 per cent of the value before the fire of the building
    vessel
  71. "Q – 28. State the provisions of Section 83 of the Fire Brigades Act (1989) to do with “Delegation”. "
  72. "A to Q 28 - (1) The Commissioner may delegate to an authorised person any of the Commissioner's functions under this or any other Act or the regulations
    other than this power of delegation."
  73. "A to Q 28 - (2) A delegate may sub-delegate to an authorised person any function delegated by the Commissioner if the delegate is authorised in writing to do so by the Commissioner."
  74. "A to Q 28 - (3) In this section:""authorised person"" means: (a) a member of staff of the Department
    or (b) a member of a fire brigade."
  75. "Q – 29. State the provisions of Section 78 of the Fire Brigades Act (1989) to do with “Protection from liability”. "
  76. "A to Q 29 - A matter or thing done
    or omitted to be done
  77. "Q – 30. Define the term “vessel” as stated in Section 3
    Definitions of the Fire Brigade Act (1989). "
  78. "A to Q 30 - ""vessel"" means any ship
    barge
  79. "Q – 31. State the provisions of Section 33 of the Fire Brigades Act (1989) in relation to “Damaging fire brigade equipment etc”. "
  80. "A to Q 31 - A person who willfully damages or destroys any building
    engine

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