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When building work complies with the BCA or QDC

14 When building work complies with the BCA or QDC

(1) This section applies if in this Act there is a reference to building work complying with—
(a) the BCA or QDC; or
(b) the building assessment provisions to the extent they include the BCA and QDC.
(2) Building work
"complies" with the BCA or QDC (the
"code" ) only if it complies with all relevant performance requirements under the code.
(3) For subsection (2) , the building work complies with a relevant performance requirement only if it achieves a relevant building solution under the code for the requirement.
(4) For subsection (3) , a relevant building solution is achieved for a performance requirement only by—
(a) complying with the following (the
"relevant requirement" )—
(i) if the code is the BCA—the relevant deemed-to-satisfy provisions under the BCA for the performance requirement;
(ii) if the code is the QDC—the relevant acceptable solution under the QDC for the performance requirement; or
(b) formulating a performance solution that—
(i) complies with the performance requirement; or
(ii) is shown to be at least equivalent to the relevant requirement; or
(c) a combination of paragraphs (a) and (b) .

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