Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022

Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of June 2022

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

These regulations are made under section 402(1) of the Building Act 2004 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Building and Construction.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 7 September 2022.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Building (Forms) Regulations 2004.

4 New regulation 3A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)

After regulation 3, insert:

3A Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

5 New Schedule 1 inserted

Insert the Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule of these regulations as the first schedule to appear after the last regulation of the principal regulations.

6 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule heading, replace “Schedule” with “Schedule 2”.

(2)

In the Schedule, form 2, under the heading †Attachments, after “†Plans and specifications [list]”, insert:

†Current product certificate(s)

†Current manufacturer’s certificate(s) referred to in section 45(1)(bb) of the Act

†Current manufacturer’s certificate(s) referred to in section 45(1)(bc) of the Act

(3)

In the Schedule, form 6, under the heading Attachments, after “¶Evidence that specified systems are capable of performing to the performance standards set out in the building consent”, insert:

¶Current manufacturer’s certificate, if applicable

Schedule New Schedule 1 inserted

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Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provision relating to Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022

1 Amendments to forms do not apply to applications for building consent made before 7 September 2022

(1)

An application for a building consent made before 7 September 2022 must be dealt with as if the Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022 had not been made.

(2)

An application for a code compliance certificate made before 7 September 2022 must be dealt with as if the Building (Forms) Amendment Regulations 2022 had not been made.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 7 September 2022, amend forms 2 and 6 of the Building (Forms) Regulations 2004. The minor amendments made by these regulations are required to give effect to certain changes made by the Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2021.

The amendments to forms 2 and 6 do not apply to—

  • an application for a building consent made before 7 September 2022:

  • an application for a code compliance certificate made before 7 September 2022.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment produced a regulatory impact statement on 12 October 2021 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 9 June 2022.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.