Inter-Jurisdictional Regulatory Collaboration Committee

The purpose of the Inter-jurisdictional Regulatory Collaboration Committee (IRCC) is to promote effective international collaboration concerning "best current practice" building regulatory system, in particular those that are objective performance-based. This purpose necessitates interaction with other international bodies having compatible interests.

Specific goals of the IRCC include:

  1. Providing a forum for promoting a common understanding of, and a framework for, building regulatory system development that are objective based and aim to meet societal needs;

  2. Identifying contemporary and anticipated public policies, regulatory infrastructure, education and technology issues for implementing and managing building regulatory systems.

  3. Fostering the exchange of ideas and the development of a "best current practice" documents and approaches;

  4. Promoting the sharing of information and the pooling of resources to aid research and development of commonly-needed components of a "best current practice" building regulatory system;

  5. Providing guidance and support for members in their development and implementation of "best current practice" building regulatory systems;

  6. Providing benefit to countries embarking on "best current practice" building regulation development, by providing guidance and support materials, thus minimising potential duplication;

  7. Developing "best current practice" building regulatory systems that cultivate productivity, competitiveness and innovation; and

  8. Fostering co-operation and participation in activities that contribute to the international community (Note: the involvement of individual members in such activities is at their discretion).


Upcoming IRCC Meeting

The next IRCC meetings will be held as follows:

a) TBC in September 2020

b) Oslo, Norway in May 2021


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