Consultation RIS: Process for the development of Performance Solutions

Monday, 24 February 2020 Close-up of hands doing paperwork

Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) relating to proposed changes in NCC 2019 Amendment 1 available for public comment.

In September 2019 the ABCB sought views from stakeholders on how Performance Solutions are currently prepared and if they are consistent with the intent and objectives of the NCC. The feedback from this survey has been used to inform the development of draft NCC provisions and a Consultation RIS.

The Consultation RIS is now available for public consultation. It examines a proposal that seeks to mandate the process in the ABCB’s 'Development of Performance Solutions’ guideline to ensure that all building and plumbing Performance Solutions are developed and documented using an appropriate, nationally-consistent process. It focusses on analysing the marginal impacts of changing current practice for assessing and documenting Performance Solutions, as well as the administrative burden.

Important information

NCC users should be aware that the outcome of consideration of the Final Decision RIS will not be known when the NCC 2019 Amendment 1 Preview is made available in March 2020. Please consider the proposed changes published in the Consultation RIS relating to A2.2 (4) Performance Solution and NCC 2019 Amendment 1 Preview as draft content. NCC 2019 Amendment 1 is expected to be adopted by States and Territories from mid-2020 following consideration by the Board of the Final Decision RIS.

Providing comment

Responses to questions on the Consultation RIS, outlined in the consultation form, are invited until 11:59PM AEDT Sunday 22 March 2020. Only comments submitted using the online form will be considered.