Under section 248(1)(a) of the Building Act 2004, the Chief Executive of the Department of Building and Housing has appointed as the building consent accreditation body:
The Testing Laboratory Registration Council, operating as International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ), and established under the Testing Laboratory Registration Act 1972.
This appointment was made on 1 August 2011 for a period of five years, and is revocable by the chief executive under section 248(1)(b) of the Building Act 2004.
The chief executive and IANZ intend to enter into a separate arrangement to record how they will work together during the term of this appointment.
Dated this 1st day of August 2011.
KATRINA BACH, Chief Executive, Department of Building and Housing.