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Approved Document 7 - Material and workmanship

Publication title: Approved Document Regulation 7 - Material and workmanship
Date published: January 2013
ISBN: 978 1 85946 486 1
Price: £12.50 (free to download)

Summary

This is the current edition of Approved Document 7 - Material and workmanship, This edition has a new look and has been totally redesigned to make reading and navigation easier by using a single column format. There are no new technical requirements.

This edition has been updated to reflect the full implementation of European Regulation 305/2011/EU-CPR covering construction products, referred to as the Construction Products Regulation, from 1 July 2013. This Regulation requires that products covered by a harmonised European product standard of conforming to a European Technical Assessment should normally have CE marking.

The changes in the 2013 edition take effect on 1 July 2013 for building work carried out in England and for excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009.  The 1999 edition (including 2000 amendments - reprinted in 2006) will continue to apply to building work started before 1 July 2013 or subject to a building notice, full plans, application or initial notice submitted before 1 July 2013.

Download

This is the current edition of Approved Document to support Regulation 7 - Material and workmanship. It replaces the previous 1999 edition (see under archived version below).

Approved Document 7 - Material and workmanship (2013 edition) (PDF 2.2 Mb)
For use after 1 July 2013

Order

This is a priced publication available from RIBA Bookshops Mail Order, The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1RH. Order through the orders telephone line: 0191 244 5557, Fax: 0191 244 5553, Email: sales@ribabookshops.com or visit the RIBA online bookshop to buy online.

Archived Versions

1999:

Approved Document to support Regulation 7 - Material workmanship (1999 edition including 2000 amendments) (PDF 318 Kb)

1992:

Approved Document to support Regulation 7 - Material and workmanship (1992 edition) (PDF 318 Kb)

Copyright

See specific copyright terms which apply to the approved documents.