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The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012.

(2) Subject to regulation 5 and any other exemptions in these Regulations, and notwithstanding section 4 of the Building Act 1984(1), these Regulations apply to all buildings including buildings which are exempt from building regulations by virtue of that section.

(3) These Regulations extend to England and Wales.

(4) These Regulations shall come into force on 9th January 2013.

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1984 c.55. Section 4 was repealed by section 5 of the Sustainable and Secure Buildings Act 2004, c.22, but section 5 of that Act has not yet been commenced. Section 4(1)(a)(i) to (iv) of the Building Act 1984 was substituted by paragraph 59 of Schedule 37 to the Education Act 1996 (c.56); subsection (1)(a)(ii) was substituted by paragraph 6 of Schedule 21 to the Education Act 2002 (c.32); subsection (1)(a)(iii) and (iv) was repealed by Schedule 31 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c.31); subsection (1)(b) was amended by Schedule 6 to the Airports Act 1986 (c.31); subsection (1)(b)(ii) was amended by S.I. 2011/2491; and subsection (1)(c) was amended by S.I. 2001/4050. There are other amendments to section 4 which are not relevant to these Regulations.

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