Response to the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission recommendations

The Royal Commission made 189 recommendations that were accepted, accepted in principle or noted by the government.

Several projects were initiated in response to the recommendations. Projects include:

  • policy advice on changes to the regulation of engineers
  • occupational regulation
  • changing the system for managing earthquake-prone buildings
  • managing buildings after emergencies.

 

Read the Responses to the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission recommendations - final report for further information. Section one of the report has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai.

Read the Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission – Final report recommendations [PDF 3.6MB] 

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Responses to the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission recommendations – final report

The final report on responses to the recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Building Failure Caused by the Canterbury Earthquakes (the Royal Commission) was released on 13 February 2017.

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