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The eight week consultation period for the proposed dam safety regulatory framework closed on 6 August 2019. 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.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is consulting on proposed new Acceptable Solutions to support changes to residential pool barrier requirements under the Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016.