Chapter 3. Legislation, Regulations and Standards

  1. Ann Sawyer Architect and Access Consultant and
  2. Keith Bright Chartered Building Surveyor and Registered Access Consultant

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757932.ch3

The Access Manual: Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments, Second Edition

The Access Manual: Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sawyer, A. and Bright, K. (2006) Legislation, Regulations and Standards, in The Access Manual: Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757932.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146265

Online ISBN: 9780470757932

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Keywords:

  • access management;
  • accessibility;
  • access plan;
  • refurbishment;
  • alterations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Disability Discrimination Act 1995

  • The Disability Discrimination Act 2005

  • The Building Regulations

  • BS 5588 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings

  • BS 8300:2001 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people - Code of Practice

  • BS 7000-6:2005 Design management systems. Managing inclusive design

  • Planning legislation and guidance

  • Occupier Liability Acts