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Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Section 40: Building regulations: flood resistance

396.This section amends Schedule 1 to the Building Act 1984. Schedule 1 supplements section 1 of that Act, which contains the power to make building regulations, by setting out in detail matters in relation to which such regulations may be made.

397.Subsection (1) inserts into Schedule 1 new paragraph 8(5A), which provides that building regulations can be made for any type of work to a building, or with respect to any service, fitting or equipment provided in connection with a building, in relation to flood resilience and resistance.

398.Subsection (2) makes a consequential amendment to paragraph 8(6) of Schedule 1 to the Building Act 1984.

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