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:
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;
Identifying contemporary and anticipated public policies, regulatory infrastructure, education and technology issues for implementing and managing building regulatory systems.
Fostering the exchange of ideas and the development of a "best current practice" documents and approaches;
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;
Providing guidance and support for members in their development and implementation of "best current practice" building regulatory systems;
Providing benefit to countries embarking on "best current practice" building regulation development, by providing guidance and support materials, thus minimising potential duplication;
Developing "best current practice" building regulatory systems that cultivate productivity, competitiveness and innovation; and
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
News update coming soon...
For more information on IRCC Charter of Membership, click here