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Posted Apr 26, 2017 When is Practical Completion Reached?
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Case note: Fairfield City Council v Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 166 The recent decision of Fairfield City Council v Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 166 confirms that Practical Completion under a construction contract is to be determined objectively taking into account the relevant facts and circumstances. The judgment is also a timely […]

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Posted Apr 26, 2017 News Updates From Around the Country
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New Guide to Standards and Tolerances The new NSW Guide to Standards and Tolerances 2017 (“Guide”) came into effect in March 2017 and replaces the previous Guide issued on 1 July 2013. The Guide was produced by NSW Fair Trading and is available on the NSW Fair Trading website at http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/sites/ftw/Tenants_and_home_owners/Home_building_and_renovating/The_building_process/Guide_to_standards_and_tolerances.page For many in the […]

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Posted Apr 26, 2017 Make sure you “stay” at the same time you have a “go”.
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More Security of Payment lessons from the Courts When a Respondent wishes to “go” to the Supreme Court and challenge a determination of an Adjudicator for jurisdictional error; that Respondent must also make sure that an application is made to “stay” (“stop”) and restrain the enforcement of the determination of the Adjudicator in the meantime. […]

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