1999/009: Fire safety precautions in a house for people with disabilities
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The matter before the Authority is the refusal of a territorial authority to issue a building consent for proposed alterations to a house intended as a residence for people with intellectual disabilities.
The point at issue is the fire safety precautions, specifically the fire alarm system, contributing to the means of escape from fire.
The parties agreed that they wished the Authority to determine whether the proposed fire safety precautions complied completely with the building code.