This circular letter informs building control bodies about the changes these amended regulations make to the Building 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 by:
the Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/490)
announce the publication of a new Approved Document R: physical infrastructure for high-speed electronic commumications networks
The guidance in this circular letter applies to buildings and building work in England, and also to excepted energy buildings in Wales.
The department has also published circular 04/2016 to accompany the laying of the amendment building regulations.