Consultation outcome

Fire safety: clarification of statutory guidance (Approved Document B)

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Fire safety: clarification of statutory guidance (Approved Document B) - government response

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Fire safety: clarification of statutory guidance (Approved Document B)

This is the summary of responses and the government response to the consultation on the clarification of building regulations guidance on fire safety (Approved Document B).

The changes made to the Approved Documents apply only to buildings and building work in England.

The new approved documents will come into force on 30 August 2019.

Please see the Circular for full details of transition period.

Original consultation

Summary

Consultation on the proposed clarification of building regulations guidance on fire safety (Approved Document B).

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on the proposed clarification of statutory guidance on fire safety (Approved Document B) that aims to improve usability and reduce the risk of misinterpretation by those carrying out and inspecting building work.

Documents

Clarification of Approved Document B and Next Steps for Part B of the Building Regulations: a consultation paper

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Fire safety: clarification of statutory guidance (Approved Document B): Annex A

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Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 5 July 2019 + show all updates
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