I A Guide to the home Building Manual (Final 1 October 2014) ii Foreword The Housing Consumer Protection Measures Act of 1998 (Act No. 95 of 1998) requires: 1) the Minister to prescribe Technical Requirements relating to the warranty scheme; and 2) the National home Builders Registration Council to publish a home Building Manual which contains the Technical Requirements prescribed by the Minister and guidelines established by the NHBRC to satisfy such requirements. The home Building Manual was published by the National home Builders Registration Council under Board Notice .
In Government Gazette No. of .. This Guide : contextualises the home Building Manual within the wider South African housing landscape and provides an overview of legislation which impacts upon housing; describes the roles and responsibilities of the different role players assigned in terms of the primary pieces of legislation governing the design and construction of homes, namely the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act of 1977.