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Building Control Act 1966

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(1)There shall be exempt from control under this Act any work done in the construction or alteration of a building if—

(a)an office development permit has been issued under Part I of the Control of Office and Industrial Development Act 1965 in respect of development which consists of that construction or alteration ; or

(b)such a permit has been issued in respect of development which includes that construction or alteration and the office floor space (as defined and ascertained for the purposes of the said Part I) to be created by so much of the development as consists of that construction or alteration exceeds an area equal to the prescribed exemption limit for the time being in force under section 2 of that Act in relation to the locality in which the building is situated.

(2)There shall be exempt from control under this Act any work done in the construction or alteration of a building or of any works if—

(a)on the completion of the work and on a claim or application duly made in that behalf, a payment of cost of works under Part I of the War Damage Act 1943 or a payment under the special arrangements relating to war damage to church buildings may be made in respect of the cost of that work or, in the case of work done after the end of the terminal period for the purposes of sections 1(1) and 4 of the War Damage Act 1964 (time limit for war damage payments) in a construction or alteration which was begun before the end of that period, such a payment could have been made but for the said section 1(1) or 4; or

(b)such a payment as aforesaid has been made in respect of any other work done in the construction or alteration in question or paragraph (a) of this subsection is satisfied as respects any such other work.

(3)In any case in which work done in the construction or alteration of a building or of any works is exempt from control by virtue of subsection (1) or (2) of this section there shall also be exempt from control by virtue of that subsection any work done in the construction of any ancillary works required for that building or those works.

(4)There shall be exempt from control under this Act any work in respect of which a pipe-line construction authorisation has been granted under the Pipe-lines Act 1962.

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