Proposed amendments to the BuiltReady scheme rules

We are seeking your feedback on proposed amendments to the BuiltReady scheme rules, which are made by MBIE’s Chief Executive under the Building Act 2004 (the Building Act). Specifically, we are seeking feedback on:
  • incorporating use of the BuiltReady brand for scheme participants
  • mandating use of MBIE’s manufacturer’s certificate template for registered manufacturers.
Timing of the submission

This form will take about 7-10 minutes to complete. It will close at 5:00pm, on Tuesday, 12 December 2023.

Your feedback is anonymous

MBIE will not know who has responded, unless you choose to include your name in any comments you make. All responses are confidential and will be combined for reporting.

Use and release of information

The information provided in submissions will contribute to MBIE’s continued development of the BuiltReady scheme rules. We may contact submitters directly if we require clarification of any matters in submissions.

Your submission will also become official information, which means it may be requested under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA). The OIA specifies that information is to be made available upon request unless there are sufficient grounds for withholding it. If we receive a request, we cannot guarantee that feedback you provide us will not be made public. Any decision to withhold information requested under the OIA is reviewable by the Ombudsman.

Please set out clearly in the cover letter or email accompanying your submission if you have any objection to the release of any information in the submission and, in particular, which parts you consider should be withheld and reasons for withholding this information. MBIE will take such objections into account and consult with submitters when responding to requests under the OIA.

Private information

The Privacy Act 2020 establishes certain principles with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of information about individuals by various agencies, including MBIE. Any personal information you supply to MBIE in the course of making a submission will only be used for the purpose of assisting in the development of advice in relation to this consultation or for contacting you about your submission. We may also use personal information you supply in the course of making a submission for other reasons permitted under the Privacy Act 2020 (e.g. with your consent, for a directly related purpose, or where the law permits or requires it).

We will only retain personal information as long as it is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used. Where any information provided (which may include personal information) constitutes