In 2012 new fire protection clauses for the New Zealand Building Regulations, C1 to C6 Protection from Fire, replaced the existing clauses C1 to C4 Fire Safety. These were supported with a new set of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 – C/AS7 and a Verification Method C/VM2. After an initial transition period, the new clauses, Acceptable Solutions and Verification Method took full effect from 10 April 2013.
Published on 2 December 2013
Of interest to Territorial Authority, Building consent authorities
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