Lady Liberty answers your questions.
What is the Libertarianz position on the Building Act 2004 and the restrictions it places on DIY home builders?
Gone by lunchtime. We would expect to see insurers take a much greater role in the development and creation of voluntary “stateless standards” that would allow people to work on their own property if they wish, and to choose the level of risk they wish, or can afford.
Government’s involvement in the construction industry beyond the simple protection of contracts and property rights has proved disastrous. The Building Act 2004 begs for removal as a matter of urgency.