WA – Building Services (Registration) Amendment Regulations 2017 IB 082/2017.  The Building Services (Registration) Amendment Regulations 2017 (Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Friday 31 March 2017 to come into operation on Saturday 1 April 2017.  The Amendment Regulations can be accessed on the State Law Publisher’s website www.slp.wa.gov.au.

The Amendment Regulations amend the Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 (Registration Regulations) to clarify the power of the Department of Commerce – Building Commission Division (Building Commission) to prosecute unregistered builders carrying out a prescribed building service for which registration is required, in circumstances where the builder has not obtained a building permit.  Click here to read more.