This Decree provides for new regulations on quality management, construction and maintenance of construction works.
Accordingly, with regard to detached houses of families and persons, the investors may exercise the freedom of design if the total construction floor area of less than 250 m2 or less than 3 floors, or with less than 12m in height. However, if the houses have up to 6 floors or have basement, it is required to hire qualified and competent organizations and individuals to design; if the houses have 7 floors or more or with 02 basements or more, it must be subject to the construction design verification regarding the construction safety before applying for construction permits.
Large-scale and complex technical works must be subject to the inspection of the pre-commissioning test or test for completion by the competent regulatory authorities.
The period of warranty for construction works, construction items must not be less than: 24 months with the warranty coverage of 3% of contract value (for special-grade and grade-I construction works); 12 months with the warranty coverage of 5% of contract value (for construction works at other grades)
This Decree takes effect from the date of its signing and replaces Decree No. 46/2015/ND-CP dated May 12th, 2015.
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