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Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Lord Harrison

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords Bill 10 09-10 | PDF version, 64KB 20.11.2009

Latest news on the Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2009-10

Report stage – line by line examination of the Bill – took place on 22 March. No amendments were made to the Bill.

The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.


Summary of the Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2009-10

The Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill proposes that all new residential premises must be fitted with an automatic fire suppression system.

Key areas

  • The Bill would amend the Building Regulations 2000, SI 2000/2531, to make it a requirement that new residential premises are built with automatic fire suppression systems.
  • The requirement would apply to England and Wales only.

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