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The Deregulation (Building) (Initial Notices and Final Certificates) Order 1996

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Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 1905


The Deregulation (Building) (Initial Notices and Final Certificates) Order 1996


22nd July 1996

Coming into force

14th October 1996


(a)the Secretary of State is of the opinion that certain provisions of the Building Act 1984(1) and which are the subject of this Order impose burdens on approved inspectors in the conduct of their business and that by amending the provisions concerned it is possible to remove or reduce the burdens without removing any necessary protection;

(b)he has consulted such organisations as appear to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by his proposals and such other persons as he considers appropriate;

(c)it appears to the Secretary of State that it is appropriate, following that consultation to proceed with the making of this Order;

(d)a document setting out the Secretary of State’s proposals has been laid before Parliament as required by section 3 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994(2) and the period for Parliamentary consideration under section 4 of that Act has expired;

(e)the Secretary of State has had regard to the representations made during that period;

(f)a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament with a statement giving details of those representations and the changes to the Secretary of State’s proposals in the light of those representations; and

(g)a draft of this Order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994, hereby makes the following Order:

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