Open consultation

Approved Document B (fire safety): amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of tests

Summary

Consultation on proposed amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of tests ('desktop studies’).

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

We are seeking views on proposed amendments to Approved Document B (statutory guidance on fire safety) that would restrict the use of assessments in lieu of tests (also known as desktop studies).

This is in line with our commitment to implement the corresponding recommendation in Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety.

Documents

Amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of test in Approved Document B (fire safety): consultation paper

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Ways to respond

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Email to:

buildingregsteam@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Write to:

Assessment in Lieu of Test Consultation
Building Safety and Energy Performance Division
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
2nd Floor SW, Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

Published 11 April 2018