Royal Decree 173/2010, of February 19, which modifies the Technical Building Code, approved by Royal Decree 314/2006, of March 17, on accessibility and non-discrimination of people with disabilities

Exact name (in spanish): Real Decreto 173/2010, de 19 de febrero, por el que se modifica el Código Técnico de la Edificación, aprobado por el Real Decreto 314/2006, de 17 de marzo, en materia de accesibilidad y no discriminación de las personas con discapacidad

Current update: March 12, 2010

Approval date: BOE no. 61 of March 11, 2010

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Ministry of Housing

Issue: Built environment


“This royal decree incorporates, as basic state regulations, into the Technical Building Code, the conditions of accessibility and non-discrimination of people with disabilities for access and use of buildings, considering that this project turns out to be the “ideal instrument to regulate such requirements, given their markedly technical nature, which is why they need, based on their content, to be regulated by regulatory standard.”

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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