How far does my liability go?
Some of the existing regulations focus on achieving compulsory minimum performance levels, which generally involves passing technical tests. Others adopt more of an advisory tone. Few of them are committed to maintaining performance levels over time (minimum level: 10-year warranty). The legal liability that the principal contractors and architects have is to ensure compliance with the regulations according to the product’s use and the service life of the building.
Thoughts about standards
Security standards are regularly subject to change.
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