FAQs: Building regulations
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Building regulations FAQs
The Act came into force on 1 July 1997 and applies throughout England and Wales. It is designed to prevent and resolve disputes regarding party walls, boundary walls and excavations near neighbouring buildings.
Anyone intending to carry out work of the kind described in the Act must give Adjoining Owners notice of their intentions.
An explanatory booklet is available on the communities and Local Government website.
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Answer Updated by , 31/05/2012 14:19