Reporting requirements

Posted 25 Aug 2011 by RoyalCommission Popular
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Reporting requirements

Our terms of reference require us to report to the Governor-General Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand on:

(a) any measures necessary or desirable to prevent or minimise the failure of buildings in New Zealand due to earthquakes likely to occur during the lifetime of those buildings; and

(b) the cost of those measures; and

(c) the adequacy of legal and best-practice requirements for building design, construction, and maintenance insofar as those requirements apply to managing risks of building failure caused by earthquakes:

Two reports are required. By 11 October 2011 we are required to deliver an interim report with interim recommendations. This document will inform early decision-making on rebuilding and repair work that forms parts of the recovery from the Canterbury earthquakes.

The final report will be delivered by 11 April 2012.