The Building (Scotland) Act 2003, which is due to come into force on 1 May
2005, provides that the Scottish Ministers can make regulations specifying
the form and content of any application, warrant, certificate, notice
or document authorised or required to be used for the purposes of the Act,
and
that where
any such application, warrant, certificate, notice or document is used,
it must be used in the form provided for in the regulations, or as near
to it
as circumstances permit.

The Building (Forms) (Scotland) (Regulations) 2005 have now been made
and will also come into force on 1 May 2005. They prescribe the form
and content
of
the following 16 forms for use under the Act:

  • Building Warrant
  • Amendment to Building Warrant
  • Extension of Period of Validity
    of Building Warrant
  • Extension of Period of Use of Limited Life Building
  • Completion
    Certificate – Submission
  • Completion Certificate where No
    Building Warrant Obtained – Submission
  • Completion Certificate For
    Local Authority Use
  • Building Regulations Compliance Notice
  • Continuing Requirement Enforcement
    Notice
  • Building Warrant Enforcement Notice
  • Defective Building Notice
  • Dangerous Building Notice
  • Notice of Intention to Enter Premises
  • Authority to Enter Premises
  • Certificate to Accompany Application for Warrant
    to Exercise Powers of Entry, Inspection or Testing; and
  • Notice to Remove
    from a Building

The full text of all prescribed forms is contained in the Regulations which
are available on the HMSO website at:

http://www.hmso.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/ssi2005/20050172.htm

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