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Fall in line with DDA this autumn The implementation of Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 this month has major implications for architects

Accessibility relates both to how buildings are designed and built and also to how they are operated, managed and maintained. The guidance in Part M of the Building Regulations 1999 and in the Department for Education and Employment (dfee) 1997 Constructional Standards is thus outweighed by the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (dda), whether or not construction is taking place.

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