Entries by Kamra tal-Periti

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PR 10/20 | No time for further delay

Verżjoni bil-Malti This morning, yet another worker lost his life on a construction site following the collapse of a wall within the site. While the details of the incident are still emerging, one thing is amply clear: the construction industry is rife with systemic and fundamental deficiencies that must be addressed without further delay. While […]

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PR 09/20 | Kamra tal-Periti celebrates its centenary

Verżjoni bil-Malti Today the Kamra tal-Periti celebrates a century of service to the profession and to society. The foundations of the Kamra were laid amid the Sette Giugno uprisings of 1919 when, despite the turmoil brought about by the riots and the end of the Spanish flu pandemic, the new Governor, Field Marshall Herbert Charles […]

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CIR 14/20 | COVID-19 Pandemic: Lifting of restrictions // Update 7

By means of Legal Notice 232 of 2020, Government repealed a number of Legal Notices published during the pandemic, including the Protection of Vulnerable Persons Order, 2019. In view of this, Directive 11/20 regarding Vulnerable Individuals & Site Inspections is hereby repealed. Although certain restrictions have been released, it is noted that the pandemic has […]

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PR 08/20 | A Modern Building and Construction Regulation Framework

Verżjoni bil-Malti In May 2019, the Kamra tal-Periti had published its draft proposals for A Modern Building and Construction Regulation Framework. These were presented to all industry stakeholders, including the Chamber of Engineers, the Chamber of Commerce, the Building Industry Consultative Council, the Building Regulation Board, the Building Regulation Office, the Building and Construction Agency, […]

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CIR 12/20 | Transposition of EU Directive 2018/844

Two new Legal Notices have been recently published to transpose Directive (EU) 2018/844 on the energy performance of  buildings and on energy efficiency.   LN133 of 2020_Energy Efficiency and Cogeneration (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 This Legal Notice obliges the Building Regulation Board to issue a long-term strategy for mobilising investment in the renovation of buildings, and […]

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PR 07/20 | Earth Day is every day, and anywhere you are

Verżjoni bil-Malti Today, the entire planet is marking Earth Day 2020, which this year is focussed on climate action. Climate change is currently the biggest challenge being faced by humanity, as it also struggles with the severe impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Any challenge, however, is also an opportunity for positive change in ensuring a […]