Regulating Building Safety: A review of the Building Safety Act 2022

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Almost five years after the Grenfell Tower tragedy the Building Safety Act 2022 introduced an extensive and complex new regime for building safety. The Act itself runs to 333 pages and provides for a substantial amount of secondary legislation, some of which has yet to be introduced, not to mention the accompanying government guidance. Perhaps not surprisingly, it has created some confusion and continues to throw up the odd curveball. As the first cases considering the effect of the new regime emerge, it is worth another look at its key provisions.