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Impact assessment on the proposed changes to Part M (access to and use of buildings) of the Building Regulations.
Evaluating access statement requirements in Part M of the building regulations and minor technical amendments to Part M of the building regulations - impact assessment
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This final impact assessment sets out proposed changes to the way in which applicants demonstrate compliance with Part M (access to and use of buildings) of the Building Regulations and provides an analysis of associated costs and benefits.
The proposed changes support a risk based approach to demonstrating compliance by moving away from reliance on written access statements.
This impact assessment updates the consultation impact assessment which was a supporting document for Section 1 of the 2012 Building Regulations consultation