This circular letter gives guidance to building control bodies on changes made to the Building Regulations and Approved Inspectors Regulations.
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The purpose of this divisional circular letter is to inform building control bodies on changes made to the Building Regulations and Approved Inspectors Regulations:
- by the Building Regulations &c. (Amendment) Regulations 2015
- publication of new Approved Documents G, H, M and Q to support these changes
- removal of the maximum fine limit for breaches of the Building Regulations under sections 35 and 35A of the Building Act
- an amendment to Approved Document E in respect of the sound insulation in schools
- supplementary guidance to the guidance on ventilation in Approved Document F
- new and amended competent person schemes
The guidance in this circular letter applies to buildings and building work in England, and also to excepted energy buildings in Wales.