A2 Interpretation

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

Clause A2 — Interpretation of the Building Regulations

Read Clause A2

This compiles definitions from the Building Act, Building Regulations, regulations and the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods.

Building Regulations handbook

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

Further definitions can be found in the Building Regulations 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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