What is the time limit for the building defects liability?

Depending on the type of defect they are, it will be: 

a) 1 year in relation to execution defects or defects affecting completion or finishing items.
 
b) 3 years for construction defects or facility defects that affects the occupancy (hygiene, health & environmental protection) 
 
c) 10 years in defects in structural elements that directly compromises the strength and stability of the building.
 
Notably, depending on the case, there may also exist a contractual liability of the promoter and the time frame to claim this is of 15 years.
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