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The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Exempted classes of buildings

    4. 4.Fixtures not requiring a warrant

    5. 5.Limited life buildings

    6. 6.Classification of buildings by purpose

    7. 7.Occupancy capacity

    8. 8.Measurements

  3. PART II BUILDING STANDARDS

    1. 9.Compliance with building standards

    2. 10.Fitness of materials

    3. 11.Structure

    4. 12.Structural fire precautions

    5. 13.Means of escape from fire and facilities for fire-fighting

    6. 14.Heat-producing installations

    7. 15.Storage of liquid and gaseous fuels

    8. 16.Preparation of sites and resistance to moisture

    9. 17.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a building shall be so...

    10. 18.A building of purpose group 1 shall be so constructed...

    11. 19.Resistance to transmission of sound

    12. 20.(1) Every floor separating a dwelling from any other part...

    13. 21.Regulations 19 and 20 shall not be subject to specification...

    14. 22.Conservation of fuel and power

    15. 23.Ventilation of buildings

    16. 24.Drainage and sanitary facilities

    17. 25.(1) A building to which this regulation applies shall be...

    18. 26.Electrical installations

    19. 27.Miscellaneous hazards

    20. 28.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), every system in which heated...

    21. 29.Facilities for dwellings

    22. 30.Storage of waste

    23. 31.A dungstead or farm effluent tank shall be so constructed,...

    24. 32.Stairs, ramps and protective barriers

    25. 33.Facilities for disabled people

  4. PART III REVOCATIONS ETC

    1. 34.Revocations and transitional provisions

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      EXEMPTED CLASSES OF BUILDINGS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FIXTURES NOT REQUIRING A WARRANT

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDINGS BY PURPOSE

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      OCCUPANCY LOAD FACTORS TO BE APPLIED TO ROOMS AND SPACES WITHOUT FIXED SEATING, OTHER THAN IN BUILDINGS OF PURPOSE GROUP 1

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      RULES OF MEASUREMENT

      1. 1.Area

      2. 2.Cubic capacity

      3. 3.Height

      4. 4.In the measurement of height from ground which is not...

      5. 5.General

      6. 6.Measurements of area and cubic capacity shall be taken to...

      7. 7.Any expression of gradient, slope or fall shall be taken...

      8. 8.Except for the purpose of regulation 3, any measurements of...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REVOCATIONS

  6. Explanatory Note

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