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Last edited 04 Oct 2017
The construction industry is highly regulated, with complex legislation relating to a wide range of subjects, including; planning permission, design and construction, health and safety, energy efficiency, the environment, conservation, taxation, property ownership, working conditions and so on.
On Designing Buildings Wiki we have a number of subject categories relating to legislation. Click on the list below to see all the articles in each category:
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