* Building Industry Agencies - a number of agencies were established by the Building Act 1993 which was passed to provide for the regulation of building and building standards. - all of these agencies are situated in the Department of Infrastructure. - agencies are: Building Advisory Council to advise the Minister on the administration and impact of the Act on the building industry and community. Building Appeals Board hears applications for modifications of the building regulations, disputes or appeals arising from the Act and appeals against decisions of the Building Practitioners Board. Building Control Commission responsible for administering the building regulatory system. Building Practitioners Board registers building practitioners, monitors their conduct and ability to practise. Building Regulations Advisory Committee advises the Minister on regulations and provides accreditation of building products, construction methods, designs and components and systems associated with building work.