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The eight week consultation period for the proposed dam safety regulatory framework has now closed. These regulations propose to establish a nationally consistent approach that will protect people, property and the environment from the potential impact of a large dam’s failure without imposing undue compliance costs.
We are proposing major changes to New Zealand’s building laws, to improve the quality of building work. These are the most significant reforms since the current Building Act was introduced in 2004.
This is the second public consultation under the new biannual update programme.
We are proposing to publish a new edition of Fire Acceptable Solution – C/AS2.
We are seeking your comment on the proposals to amend the following Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods and the proposal to revoke the Simple House Acceptable Solution SH/AS1.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is proposing to amend eight engineering equations in the Concrete Buildings section of the Seismic Assessments of Existing Buildings – Technical Guidelines for Engineering Assessments.