The purpose of this circular is to
- draw attention to the Building Regulations &c (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/285) and explain the changes they make to the Building Regulations 2010 and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010
- announce the revocation of authorisation of one competent person scheme
- announce the amendment of Approved Documents L1A, L1B, L2A and L2B
These amendment regulations come into effect on the 6 April 2016, except the revocation of authorisation of BSI Assurance UK Limited as a self-certification scheme which comes into force on 1 May 2016.