Housing Improvement Regulations 1947

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  • (1) Every kitchen or kitchenette shall have a minimum width of 1.5 m and an area of not less than 4 sq m:

    provided that in any case where a house is being used to accommodate not more than 2 persons the area may be less than 4 sq m, but not less than 3 sq m.

    (2) There shall be in each kitchen or kitchenette—

    • (a) an approved sink with a tap connected to an adequate supply of potable water; and

    • (b) adequate means of preparing food and of cooking food, both by boiling and by baking.

    (3) There shall be provided for each kitchen or kitchenette adequate space for the storage of food, so placed, fitted, and ventilated as to protect the food from flies, dust and other contamination, and from the direct rays of the sun.

    Regulation 7(1): amended, on 24 April 1975, by regulation 2(c) of the Housing Improvement Regulations 1947, Amendment No 2 (SR 1975/83).

    Regulation 7(1) proviso: amended, on 24 April 1975, by regulation 2(c) of the Housing Improvement Regulations 1947, Amendment No 2 (SR 1975/83).