Older consultations

Formal consultations conducted during 2014 and 2015.

Consultation: Proposed system to manage buildings and life-safety risks after a state of emergency

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.

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Consultation: Reviewing the operation of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act

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.

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Consultation: Proposals to improve the occupational regulation of engineers

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.

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Consultation: Building seismic performance

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.

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