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Building & Development Bill

Topic: Regulation

The Building Professionals Board are seeking feedback on the Building and Development Certifiers Bill 2018

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What's this about?

The Buildings Professionals Board is progressing reforms to strengthen and simplify the building and certification system in NSW by replacing the Act with new regulation.

The Building & Development Certifiers Bill 2018 will strengthen the regulation of certifying authorities by: 

  • clarifying certifiers' roles and responsibilities
  • improving the independence of certifiers
  • improving complaint handling and disciplinary procedures
  • facilitating better regulatory coordination by formally integrating the Building Professionals Board and Secretariat into the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
  • enabling professional associations to be approved by the government as accreditation authorities, 
  • streamlining, modernising, and updating the language and structure of the BP Act. 

The draft Bill and a Guide to the Bill are available for public consultation.

Have your say

There are three ways you can provide your feedback:

Have your say by 4 September 2018.

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