Search Legislation

Building Act 1984

 Help about what version

What Version

 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

Changes over time for: SCHEDULE 3

 Help about opening options

Alternative versions:

Changes to legislation:

Building Act 1984, SCHEDULE 3 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 19 October 2019. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.

View outstanding changes

Changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act associated Parts and Chapters:

Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions):

Sections 46, 88 and 91(2).

SCHEDULE 3E+W Inner London

Part I E+W Application of Part I of this Act

Application to inner London.E+W

1Sections . . . F1, . . . F2 24(1), (2) and (4), 25 . . . F2 of this Act do not apply to inner London.

Textual Amendments

Application of provisions by building regulations.E+W

2(1)Where, by section 91(2) above or by building regulations made under paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to this Act or paragraph 14(1) of this Schedule, local authorities, or a prescribed person or class of persons other than local authorities, are made responsible for—

(a)enforcing, or

(b)performing prescribed functions under or in connection with,

building regulations in force in inner London, then, without prejudice to the said paragraphs 6 and 14(1), building regulations may in that connection provide for any relevant provision to apply (with any prescribed modifications, and notwithstanding paragraph 1 above) in relation to any such authority, person or class of persons as that provision applies in relation to a local authority outside inner London.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above, “relevant provision” means any of the following provisions of this Act that may be prescribed for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) above: sections 4, 8 to 10, 16, 18(1), (4) and (5), 21 to 23, 24(1), (2) and (4), 26 to 29, 32, 36, 37, 39 and 40.

Repeal and modification of Acts.E+W

3Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 11(1) of Schedule 1 to this Act, building regulations may repeal or modify—

(a)any provision of the London Building Acts 1930 to 1939,

(b)any provision of an Act passed before the 20th September 1974, in so far as that provision—

(i)applies to or to any part of inner London, and

(ii)relates to, or to the making of, byelaws for or for any part of inner London with respect to any matter for or in connection with which provision can be made by building regulations, or

(c)any provision of byelaws made or having effect under the said Acts or of any such byelaws as are mentioned in sub-paragraph (b)(ii) above,

if it appears to the Secretary of State that the repeal or, as the case may be, the modification of that provision is expedient—

(i)in consequence of the application of any of sections 61, 62 and 67 of the M1Public Health Act 1936, sections 4(2), (5), (6) and (7), 5 and 9 of the M2Public Health Act 1961 and sections 61 to 74 and 76 of the M3Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 to inner London by virtue of section 70(1) of the said Act of 1974 (which section is repealed by and incorporated in this Act),

(ii)in consequence of paragraph 2 or 14 of this Schedule, or

(iii)in connection with any provision contained in building regulations that aply to or to any part of inner London.

Consultation.E+W

4Before making any building regulations that provide for the repeal or modification of any such provision the Secretary of State shall (without prejudice to the requirements as to consultation in section 14(3) of this Act) consult [F3any local authority] who appear to him to be concerned.

Textual Amendments

Part II E+W Application of Part III of this Act

Application to inner London.E+W

5Sections 71 [F4, 72(1) to (4), (6) and (7), 73]to 75, 77 to 83, 85 and 90 of this Act do not apply to inner London.

Textual Amendments

F4Words inserted by S.I. 1987/798, regs. 2(3), 4

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch. 3 para. 5 applied (with modifications)(20.9.2000) by 2000 c. vii, s. 45(5)

Application to Temples.E+W

6Sections 59 to 61 of this Act do not apply to the Inner Temple or the Middle Temple.

Part III E+W Building and Drainage of Buildings

Drainage of new building.E+W

7-9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F5

Textual Amendments

Part IV E+W Byelaws

Byelaws about demolition.E+W

10(1)[F6The council of an inner London borough may make byelaws in relation to the demolition of buildings in the borough]

(a)requiring the fixing of fans at the level of each floor of a building undergoing demolition,

(b)requiring the boarding up of windows in a building from which sashes and glass have been removed,

(c)regulating the demolition of internal parts of buildings before any external walls are taken down,

(d)requiring the placing of screens or mats, the use of water or the taking of other precautions to prevent nuisances arising from dust,

(e)regulating the hours during which ceilings may be broken down and mortar may be shot, or be allowed to fall, into any lower floor,

(f)requiring any person proposing to demolish a building to give to the borough council such notice of his intention to do so as may be specified in the byelaws.

(2)Byelaws under this paragraph may make different provision for different cases, and in particular may provide that, in their application to an area specified in the byelaws, the byelaws shall have effect subject to such modifications or exceptions as may be so specified.

(3)No byelaws under this paragraph shall apply to a building (not being a dwelling-house) belonging to a board carrying on a railway undertaking and used by that board as a part of, or in connection with, that undertaking.

Textual Amendments

11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7

Textual Amendments

12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

Restriction of application of Part IV of Act.E+W

13Part IV of this Act does not apply in relation to this Part of this Schedule, . . . F9

Textual Amendments

Part V E+W Enforcement of Building Regulations

14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.

Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources