Building Act Changes - 9 Part Video Series

ITM want to make adjusting to the Building Act Changes as simple as possible. To help you with the changes we have put together a series of 9 quick videos explaining the major changes and helping you get the documents and files you need. 

Each of the videos is below so you can find the topics you are most interested in and we also have a playlist with all 9 videos for you to watch. The whole 9 part series is just over 5 minutes long! Be sure to share this with your subbies, apprentices and colleagues so that everyone is up to speed. 

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Licensed Building Practitioner Skills Maintenance requirements to change

Click here to visit our LBP page and find out about the latest news on changes to the LBP scheme announced by MBIE this week. 


ITM Building Act Changes Guide

With the changes to the Building Amendment Act kicking in on January 1st 2015, ITM wanted to put together a guide to make the process for you easier. All of the critical information is in one place and it highlights a range of ways that ITM can support you through these changes.

All of the important links and contact details are included. Most of these links and documents are pointing you right back to this page because this page has direct links to download all of the new documents that you will be required to use. 

Click here or on the image to download the new guide.

ITM BAC Guide InsideITM BAC Guide Reverse

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There are a number of new documents available on the DBH website. You can click here to go to the DBH website or on the links below to download the documents.

View the Regulations for consumer rights and remedies in relation to residential building work Link to the Legislation website

View the Infringement Offence Regulations Link to the Legislation website

View the Commencement Order in Council for consumer rights and remedies in relation to residential building work Link to the Legislation website

View the Cabinet paper for consumer rights and remedies in relation to residential building work


Building Act 2004The Building Act 2004

Click here to download the Building Act 2004.

This is current as of 8 August 2014 from the DBH website.

Click here to access the DBH website if you want to check for a newer version.

Click here to check the DBH archive of all previous versions.

 


Regulations for consumer rights and remedies in relation to residential building work

Click here to download the Regulations for consumer rights and remedies in relation to residential building work PDF.

This document covers a lot of the detail relating to the new rights and remedies as required in the regulations.

You can also view this information online at the DBH website. Click here to go to their website.


 

Useful Links for Further Reading

There is a great deal of information available on these topics. 

DBH Website

www.dbh.govt.nz/buildingactreview
www.dbh.govt.nz/buildingactreview-consumer-support 

MBIE Website

For info on changes, or a copy of the Regulations Cabinet paper click here

Geoff Hardy - Legal Articles

We are very lucky to have expert legal articles included in Building Business from Madison Harvey lawyer - Geoff Hardy.

Below is a list of his recent articles:

Radical new laws for residential building in 2015

Residential building laws get a shake up on 1 January 2015