Establishing compliance with building code

19 How compliance with building code is established

(1)

A building consent authority must accept any or all of the following as establishing compliance with the building code:

(a)

compliance with regulations referred to in section 20:

(b)

compliance with an acceptable solution:

(ba)

compliance with a verification method:

(c)

a determination to that effect made by the chief executive under subpart 1 of Part 3:

(ca)

a current national multiple-use approval issued under section 30F, if every relevant condition in that national multiple-use approval is met:

(d)

a current product certificate issued under section 269, if every relevant condition in that product certificate is met:

(e)

to the extent that compliance with a requirement imposed by regulations made under the Electricity Act 1992 or the Gas Act 1992 is compliance with any particular provisions of the building code, a certificate issued under any of those regulations to the effect that any energy work complies with those requirements.

(2)

In considering whether something complies with the building code, a building consent authority or, as the case may be, a regional authority—

(a)

must have regard to any relevant warning issued, and ban declared, under section 26(2); and

(b)

may have regard to any guidance information published by the chief executive under section 175.

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 50

Section 19(1): amended, on 14 April 2005, by section 16(2)(b) of the Building Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 31).

Section 19(1)(b): replaced, on 28 November 2013, by section 8 of the Building Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 100).

Section 19(1)(ba): inserted, on 28 November 2013, by section 8 of the Building Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 100).

Section 19(1)(ca): inserted, on 1 February 2010, by section 8(1) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).

Section 19(1)(d): amended, on 1 February 2010, by section 8(2) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).