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The Building (Public Bodies and Higher-Risk Building Work) (England) Regulations 2023

12 June 2023

Amends/Commences: Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

Comes into force: 6th April 2023

Jurisdiction: England 

Clarifications and removal of exemptions are made to ensure that all higher-risk building work* must be supervised by the building safety regulator. A requirement is added for public bodies or local authorities to cancel any notice that relates to higher-risk building work.

*Higher-risk building work means any work carried out on a building that:

  • is 18 metres in height or 7 storeys tall; and

  • contains at least 2 residential units.

The building safety regulator may impose a penalty on a public body for non-compliance.

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