Explanatory Notes

Building (Scotland) Act 2003

2003 asp 8

26 March 2003

The Act - an Overview

Part 1: Building Regulations

Section 6: Building standards assessments

27.This section places a duty on local authorities to carry out a building standards assessment when requested to do so by the owner of a building. The owner of a building might, for example, request such an assessment at the request of someone intending to purchase the building.

28.Subsection (2)defines a building standards assessment and subsection (3) provides for the Scottish Ministers, by regulations, to make further provision as to the matters to be assessed in a building standards assessment.