Formal consultations conducted during 2014 and 2015.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently invited submissions on proposed amendments to the Building Act to provide a more orderly transition from a state of emergency declared under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 where the scale of building damage and risks is significant.
The Ministry conducted a survey of plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers to find out whether the Act is supporting them in their day-to-day work and to find out how it could be improved.
In September 2014, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) sought comments from selected stakeholders on a set of proposals to improve the way that professional engineers are regulated as an occupation within New Zealand.
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) consulted on proposed changes to the system for dealing with earthquake-prone buildings. The proposals set out a consistent national approach to dealing with these buildings.