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The Building Products Safety Act: A Short Q&A

2018-07-20T11:22:33+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Construction Law, Home Building|

In the aftermath of the Grenfell disaster in the UK and the Non-conforming building products government inquiry, the NSW Government has introduced the Building Product Safety Act 2017 (NSW).  This legislation bans unsafe building products and provides widespread power to the order rectification of buildings that are affected by unsafe building products. This legislation will have sweeping implications affecting developers, suppliers, manufacturers, builders, contractors and home owners and occupiers.  Morrissey Law & Advisory has prepared a short Q&A around the basics of the legislation.