New Building Regulations released

05/12/2014

The Government has released the new Building (Residential Consumer Rights and Remedies) Regulations 2014. The new consumer protection measures are outlined in Part 4A of the Building Act 2004, and will come into force on 1 January 2015. 

The regulations can be found on the Legislation.govt.nz website:

Building (Residential Consumer Rights and Remedies) Regulations 2014

Building (Infringement Offences, Fees, and Forms) Amendment Regulations 2014

Building Amendment Act 2013 Commencement Order 2014

Our standard NZS 3902 Housing, alterations and small buildings contract will help comply with the new Regulations.