Impact assessment

Competent person schemes: impact assessment

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Impact Assessment number 36 accompanies the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2011. The Department for Communities and Local Government proposes…

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Impact Assessment 0036: The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2011: Competent Person Schemes

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Impact Assessment number 36 accompanies the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

The Department for Communities and Local Government proposes to proceed with option 2, to authorise the extension of some existing competent person schemes to self-certify the types of work indicated, so as to further reduce the costs and burdens of complying with the Building Regulations at an average net saving/benefit of around £2.4 million per year, and help improve compliance.