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You can find more information about the system for managing earthquake-prone buildings in the following sources.

The methodology to identify earthquake-prone buildings has information on the categories of buildings that may be considered potentially earthquake prone and the criteria for determining whether a building or part of a building is earthquake prone.

Building (Specified Systems, Change the Use, and Earthquake-prone Buildings) Regulations 2005 on the Legislation website includes definitions includes definitions of key terms, requirements for earthquake-prone building notices, criteria for substantial alterations which may trigger early seismic work, and characteristics that a building must have to be granted an exemption.

Building (Infringement Offences, Fees, and Forms) Regulations 2007 on the Legislation website includes the new infringements and fees that relate to earthquake-prone buildings

Earthquake-prone building resources has additional guidance on how the system works.

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