Strata-dwelling smokers and barbecue aficionados could be fined under proposed changes to NSW laws (Australia)

Smokers and barbecue aficionados could be fined if their smoke drifts into nearby dwellings, under proposed changes to New South Wales strata laws.  Under the proposed changes, tenants who create “nuisance or hazard” smoke that drifts into neighbouring homes could face a fine of up to $2,200.    Read the article………….


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