73. Independence of approved inspectors.

73.     Independence of approved inspectors.

An approved inspector must have no professional or financial interest in the work he supervises unless it is minor work1. 'Minor work' means:


    (1)     the material alteration2 or extension of a dwelling-house3 which before the work is carried out4 has two storeys5 or less and which afterwards has no more than three storeys6; or


    (2)     the provision, extension or material alteration of a controlled service or fitting7 in or in connection with any building8; or


    (3)     work consisting of the underpinning of a building9.

A person is to be regarded as having a