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BUILDING (GENERAL) REGULATION 2008


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of regulation  
   3.      Dictionary  
   4.      Notes  
   4A.     Offences against regulation—application of Criminal Code etc  

   PART 2--IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

   5.      Meaning of building work—Act, s 6 (2)  
   6.      Exempt buildings and building work generally—Act,  
   7.      Minister may exempt buildings—Act, s 152 (2)  

   PART 2A--EXEMPTION ASSESSMENTS

   7A.     Number of copies of plans—Act, s 14 (2)  
   7B.     Additional details and material for exemption assessment application—Act, s 14  
   7C.     Plan information and requirements—Act, s 14 (4)  
   7D.     Exemption assessment B notices—Act,  
   7E.     Exemption assessment B notice—attached documents––Act, s 14B (3) (a) and  

   PART 3--BUILDING WORK

           Division 3.1--Government certifiers

   8.      Criteria for appointment of government certifier—Act, s 20 (4)  

           Division 3.2--Building approvals

   9.      Definitions—div 3.2  
   9A.     Site work notice—Act, s 25AA  
   10.     Number of copies of plans—Act, s 26 (2) (a)  
   11.     General requirements for application for building approvals—Act, s 26  
   12.     Building erection and alteration—Act, s 26 (3)  
   13.     Removal or demolition of buildings—Act, s 26 (3)  
   14.     Bonded asbestos removal—Act, s 26 (3)  
   15.     Friable asbestos removal—Act, s 26 (3)  
   15A.    Asbestos contamination report—Act, s 26 (3)  
   16.     General requirements for plans—Act, s 27 (1) (a)  
   17.     Requirements for plans for alteration and erection of buildings—Act, s 27 (1)  
   18.     Requirements for plans for asbestos removal—Act, s 27 (1)  
   18A.    Building approval applications—asbestos warning notices—Act, s 152 (3)  
   19.     Some building approval applications to be referred—Act s 27 (1)  
   20.     Building approval applications—requirement to give advice—Act s 30A (3)  
   21.     Approvals and consent required in relation to proposed building work—Act, s 152 (3)  
   22.     Consultation required in relation to proposed building work—Act, s 152 (3)  
   23.     Substantial alteration—Act, s 29 (2) (a)  
   24.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—Act, s 29 (2)  
   25.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—alternative glazing  
   26.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—alternative stair  
   27.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—balustrade compliance  
   28.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—alternative energy efficiency  
   29.     Unaltered parts need not comply with building code—alternative energy efficiency  
   30.     Significantly different from plan amendment—Act, s 32 (4)  

           Division 3.2A--Building work signs

   30A.    Requirements for sign for certain building work—Act, s 37A (4) and s 37B (2)  
   30B.    Prescribed development—Act, s 37B (1) (a)  
   30C.    Period for displaying sign—Act, s 37B (2) (b)  

           Division 3.3--Carrying out building work

   31.     Considerations for proper and skilful work—material and work standards—Act, s 42  
   32.     Considerations for proper and skilful work—construction tolerances—Act, s 42  
   33.     Stages of building work—Act, s 43 (1) (a)  
   34.     Offence—building work above damp-proof course level  

           Division 3.4--Completion of building work

   35.     Approvals on completion of building work—Act,  
   35A.    Certificates of occupancy—fitness for occupation and use—Act, s 69 (4)  
   35B.    Certificates of occupancy—requirements—Act,  

           Division 3.5--Fundamentally noncompliant building work

   36.     Fundamentally noncompliant building work—Act, s 50 (4)  

           Division 3.6--Demolition orders

   36A.    General requirements for plans—Act, s 63A  
   36B.    Applications for demolition orders to be referred—Act, s 63A  
   36C.    Applications for demolition orders—requirement to give advice—Act,  

   PART 4--RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS--STATUTORY WARRANTIES, STANDARD CONDITIONS, INSURANCE AND FIDELITY CERTIFICATES

   37.     Building work to which pt 6 does not apply  
   38.     End of statutory warranties—Act, s 88 (4)  
   39.     Minimum insurance for insurable residential building work—Act, s 90 (1)  
   40.     Period of insurance for insurable residential building work—Act, s 90 (1) (c) and  
   41.     Period of claims for insurable residential building work—Act, s 90 (1)  
   42.     Amount insurer not liable for—Act, s 91 (1)  
   43.     If builder defaults and work less than deposit paid—Act, s 93 (3)  

   PART 5--BUILDING CODE

   43A.    Documents forming part of building code—Act, s 136 (1), def building code,  
   44.     Application of building code to bushfire-prone area—Act,  
   44AA.   Energy efficiency provisions—Act, s 139C (3)  

   PART 5A--NOTIFICATION AND REVIEW OF DECISIONS

   44A.    Decision-makers—Act, s 142A, def decision-maker  
   44B.    Reviewable decisions—Act, s 142A, def reviewable decision  
   44C.    Right of review and notice—Act, s 142B and s 142C (a)  

   PART 6--MISCELLANEOUS

   45.     Non-application of Legislation Act, s 47 (5)  
   47.     Exempt building code—Act, s 152  
   49.     Certifier issuing building approval etc without development approval––Act, s  
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           SCHEDULE 2A
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
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