(1) This section applies if an application under section 31 for the amendment of plans has been made to a certifier.
(2) The certifier must approve the plans as amended and amend the building approval only if—
(a) the approval requirements, so far as they apply to plans, are satisfied in relation to the plans as amended; and
(b) the application would not be refused because of section 30 (External design and siting considerations) if it were an application for a building approval; and
(c) a building built to the amended plans would not be significantly different from a building built to the unamended plans.
Note The regulations may prescribe when a building is significantly different (see s (4)).
(3) If the certifier cannot approve the plans as amended, the certifier must tell the applicant in writing that the application is refused.
(4) The regulations may prescribe when a building built to amended plans is significantly different from a building built to unamended plans.