Quakes Royal Commission Completes Delivery of Final Report
29 November 2012
Commission Completes Delivery of Final Report
Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission has today completed
its inquiry by delivering the third and final part of its
final report to the Governor-General.
Part three, which
consists of the last three of a total of seven volumes for
the full report, contains the results of the Commission’s
investigation into the collapse of the CTV building which
claimed 115 lives in the 22 February 2011 earthquake.
also deals with roles and responsibilities in the building
sector including the assessment of buildings after
earthquakes, the training of civil engineers and the
organisation and regulation of the engineering profession,
the building consent process and local government management
of earthquake risk.
The Commission does not determine
legal rights and liabilities. Its recommendations are not
binding on the Government.
The Governor-General will
provide the report to the Government. It is the
Government’s decision as to how and when the report is
The Commission will not be making any further
comment about the contents of the final
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