http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr Loi N°2003-9
AFFECTED SWIMMING POOLS: New swimming pools constructed and installed in 2004. Swimming pools of the properties rented since 2004. In case of vacation rental, a security device must have been installed before 1st May 2004. This regulation will come into effect from January, 2006 for all other private uncovered swimming pools with individual or collective usage.
Extracts from the LAW N 2003-9 of January 3rd, 2003
relative to the security of swimming pools.
• Art. L. 128-1. - as from January 1st, 2004, private uncovered swimming pools with individual or collective usage must be provided with a standardized security device to prevent the risk of drowning.
• Art. L. 128-2. - the owners of privative uncovered swimming pools with individual or collective usage installed before January 1st, 2004 must have equipped their swimming pool on January 1st, 2006 with a standardized security device, under regulations existing as of this date pertaining to their pool and equipment.