The Kamra tal-Periti has been concerned about the lack of adequate building and construction regulation for over a decade. Indeed, the issue of building regulation in Malta has been at the forefront of the Kamra tal-Periti’s agenda for a number of years. In 2004, it was involved in assisting the Building Regulation Office in the development of its first building codes. Unfortunately, this promising start was thwarted abruptly and only two codes were produced. Others, including one on structural integrity, were never published.
This document provides readers with a thorough review of the current situation, analysis the problems, and provides solutions which are also informed by research on systems which have been tried and tested in other countries.