These are the most significant reforms since the current Building Act was introduced in 2004.
The proposed changes affect people, products and practices in the building sector and MBIE asked industry and the public to consider the proposals and give feedback on the following topics:
- occupational regulation
- risk and liability
- the Building Levy
- offences, penalties and public notification
Submissions closed on 16 June. In our submission we focused on two aspects of the proposal, occupational regulation and the Building Levy.
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