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Decree updating the new technical standards for buildings

Notification Number: 2017/43/I (Italy)
Date received: 06/02/2017
End of Standstill: 08/05/2017

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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2017) 00291
Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2017/0043/I

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Não inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 201700291.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2017 0043 I EN 06-02-2017 I NOTIF

2. Member State

3. Department Responsible
Direzione generale per il mercato, la concorrenza, il consumatore, la vigilanza e la normativa tecnica
Divisione XIII - Normativa tecnica e sicurezza e conformità dei prodotti
00187 Roma - Via Sallustiana, 53
tel. +39 06 4705.5430 - .5340 - e-mail:

3. Originating Department

4. Notification Number
2017/0043/I - B20

5. Title
Decree updating the new technical standards for buildings

6. Products Concerned
Construction products

7. Notification Under Another Act

8. Main Content
The first of the three articles in the notified draft approves the updated text of the technical standards for buildings; this text is attached and forms an integral part of the decree. The new standards replace those approved by the Ministerial Decree of 14 January 2008.

Article 2 states the duration of the transitional period, following the entry into force of the revised technical standards, during which the existing technical standards may continue to apply to ongoing public or public utility works, already awarded public works contracts, already awarded works with final designs and working drawings and specifications, as well as private works whose structural works are ongoing or for which the working drawings and specifications have already been submitted to the competent offices.

Article 3 states that the technical standards approved by the decree shall enter into force 30 days following its publication in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic.

The annex contains 12 chapters regarding specifications for the following:

1.- Subject
2.- Safety and services to be provided
3.- Actions on buildings
4.- Civil and industrial buildings
5.- Bridges
6.- Geotechnical design
7.- Design for seismic actions
8.- Existing buildings
9.- Static testing
10.- Preparation of structural building plans and calculations
11.- Materials and products for structural use
12.- Technical references.

9. Brief Statement of Grounds
Adopting the decree is necessary to provide the envisaged update of the new technical standards for buildings in the Ministerial Decree of 14 January 2008 in order to ensure harmonised safety levels for buildings.

10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Reference(s) to basic text(s): Decree of 14 January 2008 approving the new technical standards for buildings; final text corresponding to Notification No 2007/0513/I;
Decree of 26 June 2014 on technical standards for the design and construction of containment structures (dams and barriers): final text corresponding to Notification No 2014/0068/I.

11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure

12. Grounds for the Emergency

13. Confidentiality

14. Fiscal measures

15. Impact assessment

16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

SPS aspect

No - the draft is neither a sanitary nor phytosanitary measure.

European Commission

Contact point Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Fax: +32 229 98043

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