APPROVED DOCUMENT Regulation 7 – Materials and workmanship

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Date published: January 2013

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.