The Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill (Bill No.10) received its First Reading in the House of Lords on 19 November 2009. The Bill provides for amendment to the Regulations, to make it a requirement to install an automatic fi re suppression system in all new residential premises. For more information, go to http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200910/ldbills/010/10010.1-i.html