Structures (buildings and structures that are not buildings)
Order of the Minister for the Interior and Kingdom Relations amending the Order on the Building Decree 2012 regarding the designation of a new version of the Dutch Centre for Crime Prevention and Safety’s inspection schedule, the Environmental Performance Calculation Method for Buildings and Civil Engineering Works, and a number of standards
The Building Decree 2012 contains regulations on the renovation and demolition of structures, the condition and use of existing structures, open areas and grounds, and safety during construction and demolition works. Some parts of the Building Decree 2012 state that detailed regulations shall be laid down by ministerial order. This is the Order on the Building Decree 2012. This amending Order designates new versions of an inspection schedule, a calculation method and a number of standards.
Article 1.3 of the Building Decree 2012 contains an equivalence provision that also applies to this Ministerial Order. See also the article-specific explanatory notes regarding said provision.
Article 1.3 Equivalence provision, paragraphs 1 and 2.
1. It is not necessary to meet a requirement given in Chapters 2 to 7 if the structure or its use offers at least the same level of safety, health protection, usability, energy-efficiency and environmental protection as that intended by the provisions of these chapters, without applying said provisions.
2. An equivalent solution as referred to in paragraph 1 shall be retained during use of the structure.