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Joe Stout 10/7/20 FSA 204 Chapter 2 CQ 1. Building and fire codes provide uniform and consistent information for all parties involved in the construction of buildings and maintain occupant safety throughout the life of a building. 2. A code is a system of rules, regulations, or laws that is usually put into effect by government and has statutory authority to be enforced. A model code is a is a guideline, standard, or rule written by a non-government organization. 3. The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and the ICC (International Code Council). 4. The ICC formed because of two political events, first the ratification by (NAFTA) allowed tariff-free trade between Mexico, Canada, and the US. Second, the formation of the European Common Market and European Union eliminated trade boundaries between many European countries, developed a common currency, and formed a large regional political entity with the purpose of promoting European and global economies.

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