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What are the key components of the Building Control Acts 1990 and 2007?

Building Control Act 1990
An act provides for:
  • The establishment of building control authorities
  • The making of building and building control regulations
  • Matters relating to the construction of buildings and other connected matters
Building Control Act 2007
An act amending and extending the Building Control Act 1990:
  • Regulation of the use of the titles, ‘architect’, ‘quantity surveyor’, and ‘building surveyor’
  • Implementation of certain provisions of Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of September 7^th^, 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications
  • Provision for matters relating to the above
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