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Building Regulations (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

Section 6  Type-approvals:

district councils are to be given the power to ‘type-approve’ certain non-site specific building matters (e.g. house type superstructures) in consultation with prescribed bodies, allowing for greater flexibility. Applicants may appeal the decision of a district council to the Department. Building regulations will detail the matters for which ‘type-approval’ may be sought.

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