The design check list has assigned critical, major and minor importance to its individual components. The following explains the significance of these and how they then impact upon your accreditation assessment.
Critical: A critical non-compliance is one where:
A critical non-compliance attracts 25 penalty points.
Major: A major non-compliance is one where:
A major non-compliance attracts 10 penalty points.
Minor: A minor non-compliance is a departure from the code and/or the design standard;
A minor non-compliance attracts 2 penalty points.
To be assessed as satisfactory for accreditation, a submitted design must have no more than 20 penalty points