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The Consumer Code for Homebuilders (the Code) came into effect in April 2010. It is an industry-led code of conduct for home builders and was developed for the benefit of buyers to make their home buying process fairer and more transparent. The Code consists of 19 mandatory requirements and principles under five headings that home builders must meet. These are known as the Code Requirements:
Adopting the Code
Information—exchange of contract
Complaints and disputes
The Code applies to all homebuilders registered with the UK's main new home warranty providers
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