Section 18-9 Consent of the Labour Inspection Authority for erection of new buildings, etc.

(1) Any person wishing to erect a building or perform construction work for which an application must be submitted pursuant to the Planning and Building Act, and that will or may foreseeably be used by an undertaking subject to this Act, shall obtain prior consent from the Labour Inspection Authority.

(2) The Ministry may by regulation issue further provisions concerning the obligation to obtain prior consent from the Labour Inspection Authority pursuant to this section, the information that may be required and the conditions that may be imposed for granting such consent.

(3) The Ministry may by regulation provide that prior consent is not necessary for specific working premises or buildings if this is unobjectionable in relation to the working environment.