A White Paper for the setting up of a Building and Construction Authority was issued for consultation by the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects. The Authority is to take over the statutory responsibilities currently entrusted with various individual entities responsible for regulation at post permit stage. It is further aimed at simultaneously revisiting the current building laws and regulations with a view to eliminate outdated sections, address conflicting provisions and update current legislation in line with current technical and legal exigencies. The consolidation of these various entities would ensure higher standards in the Building and Construction industry.
Source: Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects