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Swimouts, located in either the deep or shallow area of a pool, shall comply with all of the following:
  1. The horizontal surface shall be not greater than 20 inches (508 mm) below the waterline.
  2. An unobstructed surface shall be provided that is equal to or greater than that required for the top tread of the pool stairs in accordance with Section 411.2.
  3. Where used as an entry and exit access, swimouts shall be provided with steps that comply with the pool stair requirements of Section 411.2.
  4. The leading edge shall be visibly set apart.

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