Quiz answers: Continuing to improve Code

Posted: 10 February 2020

Correct answers are in bold text.


1. How often are the Building Code, Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods documents updated?

a. Once every 2 years.
b. Twice a year.
c. Every time the Building Act is updated.

2. Acceptable Solutions are:

a. Simple step-by-step instructions that describe specific solutions for complying with the Building Code.
b. Test or calculation methods for complying with the Building Code.
c. The only solution that will be accepted under the Building Code.

3. How can you make submissions on a Building Code consultation?

a. By writing a letter to the minister.
b. Through the consultation section of the MBIE website.

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