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National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act,  No. 103 of 1977

Long title

To provide for the promotion of uniformity in the law relating to the erection of buildings in the areas of jurisdiction of local authorities; for the prescribing of building standards; and for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Application of Act
3. Duties of draftsmen of plans, specifications, documents and diagrams
4. Approval by local authorities of applications in respect of erection of buildings
5. Appointment of building control officer by local authority
6. Functions of building control officers
7. Approval by local authorities in respect of erection of buildings
8. Power of court in respect of approval by local authorities
9. Appeal against decision of local authority
10. Erection of buildings in certain circumstances subject to prohibition or conditions
11. Erection of buildings subject to time limit.
12. Demolition or alteration of certain buildings
13. Exemption of buildings from national building regulations and authorization for erection thereof
14. Certificates of occupancy in respect of buildings
15. Entry by building control officers and certain other persons of certain buildings and land
16. Report on adequacy of certain measures and on certain building projects
17. National building regulations and directives
18. Deviation and exemption from national building regulations
19. Prohibition on use of certain methods or materials
20. Regulations
21. Order in respect of erection and demolition of buildings
22. Power of local authorities relating to rates, taxes, fees and other moneys
23. Exemption from liability
24. General penalty clause
25. Presumption
26. Payment of certain moneys to local authorities
27. Powers of Minister in respect of certain local authorities
28. Delegations of powers
29. Repeal of laws
30. [...repealed by Act 1982_030_040 - was entitled "Amendment of section 3 of Act 33 of 1962, as amended by section 1 of Act 72 of 1964, section 1 of Act 77 of 1970 and sectoin 2 of Act 59 of 1976"]
31. Repeal of section 14bis of Act 33 of 1962, as inserted by section 4 of Act 72 of 1964 
32. [...repealed by Act 1982_030_040 - was entitled "Substitution of long title of Act 33 of 1962, as substituted by section 12 of Act 59 of 1976"]
33. [...repealed by Act 1984_036_006 - was entitled "Application of Act in Territory"]
34. Short title and commencement

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