Record of amendments – Acceptable Solutions, Verification Methods and handbooks (1993–2020)

Last updated: 20 December 2016

If you need to know how the Acceptable Solutions, Verification Methods and handbooks have changed over time, use this record of amendments. For a quick overview, please use the tables below but if you require a complete history of amendments, then please view the PDF at the bottom of the page.

B - Stability

  2020 2010 2000
B1 Structure - Am 9
Err 1
Am 4
B2 Durability - Am 6 Am 2

C - Protection from fire

  2020 2012 2000
C1 - C6 Protection from Fire  
  C/AS2 Building other than Risk Group SH Am 2    
  C/VM1 Solid Fuel Applicances - New doc  
  C/AS1 Sleeping (residential) and Outbuildings (Risk Group SH) Am 5 New doc  
  C/AS2 Sleeping (non institutional)(Risk Group SM) - New doc  
  C/AS3 Care or Detention (Risk Group SI) - New doc  
  C/AS4 Public Access and Educational Facilities (Risk Group CA) - New doc  
  C/AS5 Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group) - New doc  
  C/AS6 High Level Storage and Other High Risk Purposes (Risk Group WS) - New doc  
  C/AS7 Vehicle Storage and Parking (Risk Group VP) - New doc  
  C/VM2 Framework for Fire Safety Design Am 6 New doc
Err 1
 
  2020 2010 2000
C Fire safety (amalgamation of C1 - C4) - Am 8 New doc
Err
C1 Outbreak of fire   Discontinued
C2 Means of escape   Discontinued
C3 Spread of fire   Discontinued
C4 Structural stability during fire   Discontinued

D - Access

  2020 2010 2000
D1 Access routes - - -
D2 Mechanical installations for access - - -

E - Moisture

  2020 2010 2000
E1 Surface water Am 11 Am 7 Am 4
E2 External moisture      
  E2/AS4 Citation of National Association of Steel Frame Housing Enclosure Standard - - -
  E2/VM2 Cladding systems for buildings up to 25 m in height – including junctions with windows, door and other penetrations  - - -
  E2/VM1, E2/AS1, E2/AS2 and E2/AS3 (titled E2 External moisture prior to June 2019) - - -
E3 Internal moisture      
  E3/AS2 Internal Wet-area Membrane Systems  - - -

F - Safety of users

  2020 2010 2000
F1 Hazardous agents on site - - -
F2 Hazardous building materials - - Am 2
F3 Hazardous substances and processes - - -
F4 Safety from falling - - -
F5 Construction and demolition hazards - - -
F6 Visibility in escape routes - - -
F7 Warning systems - - 3rd ed
F8 Signs - - -
F9 Restricting access to residential pools - - -

G - Services and facilities

  2020 2010 2000
G1 Personal hygiene - - 2nd ed
G2 Laundering - - -
G3 Food preparation and prevention of contamination - - -
G4 Ventilation - 4th ed -
G5 Interior environment - - -
G6 Airborne and impact sound - - -
G7 Natural light - - -
G8 Artificial light - - -
G9 Electricity Am 7 Am 5 -
G10 Piped services - Am 5 -
G11 Gas an energy source - Am 4 -
G12 Water supplies   Am 7 -
G13 Foul water Am 9 Am 3 -
G14 Industrial liquid waste - Am 3 -
G15 Solid waste - Am 3 -

H - Energy efficiency

  2020 2010 2000
H1 Energy efficieny - - 2nd ed

For Specific buildings

  2020 2010 2000
Back Country Huts - -  
Simple House - New doc -

Handbooks

  2020 2010 2000
Building Code Handbook - Am 11 Am 5
Compliance Schedule Handbook - -  

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