Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission – Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha

Those who lost relatives and friends in the 22 February earthquake can be assured that there will be a very thorough inquiry into the failure of buildings that resulted in loss of life.
Chair, Justice Mark Cooper

Discussion Paper: Roles and Responsibilities

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This paper presents key issues that are faced by central and local government, and the building and construction industry, when developing and enforcing legal and best practice requirements for buildings in earthquake events. The paper looks at systemic issues that have appeared to date in the course of the Inquiry, and asks for further information and views on these. Issues relating to the policy and legislative settings for earthquake-prone buildings are not addressed in this paper as submissions and a hearing on this matter are completed.

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Discussion Paper: Roles and ResponsibilitiesPDF, 28 pages, 0.61 mb

Date added to this website: 11 July 2012

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    GEN.CERC.0005PDF, 28 pages, 0.61 mb
    • Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission
    • Discussion Paper
    • Standards and Regulation

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