The Building Amendment Bill passed its third & final reading in Parliament on Wednesday.
Auckland Council will tell the Government a discussion paper on proposed building law changes doesn’t contain enough detail about the proposal or implementation timeframes.
Building & Construction Minister Jenny Salesa released the Government’s building law proposals for public consultation yesterday.
The Building Amendment Act 2013 comes into force on New Year’s Day with a number of changes for residential work.
Published 11 October 2011 The Department of Building & Housing will introduce a category called restricted building work from 1 March 2012, requiring critical building work to be done by a licensed building practitioner. This will include design & construction relating to primary structure such as foundations, floor, load-bearing walls & columns, roofs & weathertightness […]
Published 11 October 2011 The Government has called in the Law Commission to review joint & several liability in the construction industry. One change being considered is a switch to proportionate liability, so parties would have to contribute a set amount that reflected how much they contributed to the loss or damage. Building & Construction […]