401C Regulations: earthquake-prone buildings

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations that,—

(a)

for the purpose of section 133AL,—

(i)

prescribe categories of earthquake ratings:

(ii)

prescribe the form of EPB notice to be issued for buildings or parts of buildings in each earthquake ratings category:

(iii)

prescribe the form of EPB notice to be issued for a building or a part of a building to which clause 2 of Schedule 1AA (which is a transitional provision) applies:

(b)

prescribe the age, construction type, use, level of occupancy, location in relation to other buildings or building types, and any other characteristics that a building or a part of a building must have for a territorial authority to grant an exemption under section 133AN from the requirement to carry out seismic work on the building or part:

(c)

prescribe the criteria for determining whether a building alteration is a substantial alteration for the purpose of section 133AT(2)(c):

(d)

prescribe the matters that a territorial authority must take into account when making the assessments required by section 133AT(3)(b) and (c) (for the purpose of deciding whether to allow the alteration of a building or a part of a building that is subject to an EPB notice without the building complying with specified provisions of the building code):

(e)

prescribe information that must be kept in the EPB register, and specify whether the chief executive is required to make that information available for public inspection (see section 275B).

Section 401C: inserted, on 1 July 2017, by section 38 of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).