14E Responsibilities of builder

(1)

In subsection (2), builder means any person who carries out building work, whether in trade or not.

(2)

A builder is responsible for—

(a)

ensuring that the building work complies with the building consent and the plans and specifications to which the building consent relates:

(b)

ensuring that building work not covered by a building consent complies with the building code.

(3)

A licensed building practitioner who carries out or supervises restricted building work is responsible for—

(a)

ensuring that the restricted building work is carried out or supervised in accordance with the requirements of this Act; and

(b)

ensuring that he or she is licensed in a class for carrying out or supervising that restricted building work.

Section 14E: inserted, on 13 March 2012, by section 10 of the Building Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 23).