Part 1.0 Application
1.0.1 Compliance with the NCC
Compliance with the NCC is achieved by satisfying the Performance Requirements.
1.0.2 Meeting the Performance Requirements
The Performance Requirements can only be satisfied by a—
NCC COMPLIANCE STRUCTURE
1.0.3 Performance Solutions
1.0.4 Deemed-to-Satisfy Solutions
Where an acceptable construction manual and an acceptable construction practice contained in the same Part of Section 3 are deemed to satisfy the same component of a Performance Requirement, in order to comply with the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions it is only necessary to satisfy—
the appropriate acceptable construction manual; or
the appropriate acceptable construction practice.
Where an acceptable construction manual and an acceptable construction practice contained in the same Part of Section 3 are deemed to satisfy the different components of a Performance Requirement, compliance with the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions may require satisfying both the listed acceptable construction manual and the acceptable construction practice for their specific components.
- "Acceptable construction practices" are some of the most common forms of national construction practice and are written into Section 3.
- "Acceptable construction manuals" are the deemed-to-satisfy referenced documents.
In general, either an "acceptable construction practice" or an "acceptable construction manual" may be used as options when proposing a Deemed-to-Satisfy Solution.
1.0.5 Assessment Methods
The following Assessment Methods, or any combination of them, can be used to determine that a Performance Solution or a Deemed-to-Satisfy Solution complies with the Performance Requirements, as appropriate:
Comparison with the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions.
1.0.6 Defined terms
Words with specific meanings are printed in italics and are defined in 1.1.1.
1.0.7 Relevant Performance Requirements
In order to comply with the provisions of 1.1.5 (to comply with Section 1 and 2) the following method must be used to determine the Performance Requirement or Performance Requirements relevant to the Performance Solution: