90B Meaning of owner-builder

(1)

An owner-builder, in relation to restricted building work, means a natural person who—

(a)

has a relevant interest in the land or the building on which the restricted building work is carried out; and

(b)

resides, or intends to reside, in the household unit in relation to which the restricted building work is carried out; and

(c)

carries out the restricted building work himself or herself or with the assistance of his or her unpaid friends and family members; and

(d)

has not, under the owner-builder exemption, carried out restricted building work in relation to a different household unit within the previous 3 years.

(2)

For the purposes of subsection (1)(b), reside includes temporarily reside.

Section 90B: inserted, on 13 March 2012, by section 29 of the Building Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 23).