Impact assessment

Simplifying the provisions of Part B2 of the building regulations

This impact assessment sets out the proposed changes to Part B2 (internal fire spread) of the building regulations.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Simplifying the provisions of Part B2 of the building regulations - impact assessment

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Details

This final impact assessment sets out the proposed changes to the provisions of requirement B2 of the building regulations relating to internal fire spread (linings).

These changes are intended to reduce the burden of these provisions on thermoplastic lighting diffusers and decorative wallcoverings whilst maintaining adequate levels of safety.

This impact assessment updates the consultation impact assessment which was a supporting document for Section 1 of the 2012 Building Regulations consultation.

Published 19 December 2012