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Building Legislation

A general guide to building legislation

Site: ConstructED
Course: ConstructED
Book: Building Legislation
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Date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 6:46 AM

Table of contents

1. The Building Act

The Building Act is the legal document known as an 'act'. Acts are highest in the hierarchy of legislation and are above regulations, orders, and other legislative instruments.

The New Zealand government makes legislation available electronically on the  New Zealand Legislation website:


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