SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Should there be a cap on how much councils have to pay leaky building owners?

A majority of NBR member subscribers say there should be a cap on how much councils have to pay leaky building owners.

Readers were asked their thoughts after the Law Commission proposed caps for local authorities relating to negligence claims.

The commission says local authorities that give building consents experience excessive liability because they become “deep pockets” for building negligence claims.

 

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