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Determinations are made by MBIE on matters of doubt or dispute to do with building work. Rulings are legally binding, but only in relation to each case.

Previous determinations may provide some useful guidance for those faced with similar problems, but note that individual circumstances may vary.

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2010/073: The issuing of a notice to fix to the owner only of a house

Note: To be read in conjunction with Determination 2008/104 PDF 88 KB, 18 pages]

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2009/060: Refusal to issue a building consent that incorporates the re-use of existing barriers for a house

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2007/109: Whether a converted trailer is a vehicle or a building

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2007/091: A dispute in relation to the procedures required for a change of use of a multi-storey apartment building

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2006/072: Notice to fix in respect of certain units

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This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: