Victorian Building designers need to be vigilant in their business practices due to the amended Section 16 of the Victorian Building Act 1993 (the Act), which came into effect on July 4, 2016.

Section 16 of the Victorian Building Act addresses offences relating to carryout out building work. Here is an extract from the document: “(1)     A person must not carry out building work unless a building permit in relation to the work. (2)     A person must not carry out building work unless…