2023/039: Compliance of handrails to an external stair with Clause D1 Access routes

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This determination considers whether building work carried out to install two handrails to an external stair to a dwelling complies with Building Code Clause D1 Access routes. The determination considers whether the as-built handrails are "graspable" in accordance with clause D1.3.3(j), and the requirements of the relevant acceptable solution.

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