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Building Code

Municipal or sometimes national ordinances governing the safe construction and renovation of buildings. A building code helps ensure that a building is not a hazard to people entering and leaving it, or to the broader public. For example, a building code may prohibit hazardous substances like asbestos from being used in construction. In general, building codes do not apply to existing buildings unless an addition or reconstruction is being done.
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For his part, Secretary of the National Committee for the preparation of a national building code of the State of Kuwait and the director of the workshop Engineer Abdul Karim Al-Zaid said the Committee has prepared this workshop to discuss the requirements of this vital project and as an encouragement for the national work and adoption of national initiatives.
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