GLOSSARY TERM  
  Building Code of Australia 1996 (BCA)  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  A uniform set of technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures throughout Australia. It is produced and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and referenced or adopted by legislation enacted by each State and Territory Government. From 1 May 2011, the BCA forms chapters 1 and 2 of the National Construction Code.