A2 Interpretation

The Building Code provides a list of defined words for interpretation.

The Building Code is published in Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 1992 and contains clause A2 Interpretation.

Clause A2 — Interpretation of the Building Code

This compiles definitions from the Building Act, Building Code, regulations and the acceptable solutions and verification methods.

Building Code handbook

Building Code handbook, an introduction to building controls in New Zealand.

Further definitions can be found in the Building Code handbook

Related Determinations

Determinations are made by MBIE on matters of doubt or dispute to do with building work. Rulings are legally binding in relation to each case. Circumstances in one case may differ to others.

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