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Fence and gate laws as they pertain to the installation and safety of pools are handled at the local (City, County) level in California. They are most commonly part of the the building code regulations.
Please check with your State to make sure that the same is true for you where you live.  
A national pool safety law was just recently passed into law and signed by President Bush. The law follows the ICC recommendations (formerly BOCA) for pool safety barriers. For more information please view the links below.
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