39. Provision of exits etc.

Where:

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    (1)     plans1 of a building2 or of an extension of a building are, in accordance with building regulations3, deposited4 with a local authority5; and

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    (2)     the building or, as the case may be, the building as extended will be a building to which the following provisions apply6,

the authority must reject the plans7 unless they show that the building, or, as the case may be, the building as extended, will be provided with such means of ingress and egress and passages or gangways8 as the authority, after consultation with the fire and rescue authority9, deems satisfactory, regard being had