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Posted Oct 23, 2019 Draft Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019
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The NSW Government has released a draft of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019¹. The draft Bill introduces a suite of new reforms to improve the quality and compliance of design documentation and to strengthen accountability across the design, building and construction sector. These reforms are part of the commitment made by the NSW…

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Posted Oct 14, 2019 CC Builders –v– Milestone Civil Judicial Review of Adjudication
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CC Builders (Aust) Pty Ltd v Milestone Civil Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 1251¹ On 6 September 2019, His Honour Rein J delivered a decision in this case which sets out a summary of the law at this time in respect of setting aside an Adjudicator’s Determination due to a denial of procedural fairness and jurisdictional…

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Posted Oct 08, 2019 SOPA Authorised Nominating Authority Draft Code of Practice Released
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On 21 October 2019 reforms are commencing to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (the Act) which will allow the Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation to make a code of practice to be observed by Authorised Nominating Authorities (ANAs) in relation to their activities under the Act. ANAs are responsible for receiving adjudication applications…

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Posted Oct 02, 2019 What constitutes a valid Payment Schedule?
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Case Note: Style Timber Floor Pty Ltd v Krivosudsky [2019] NSWCA 171 On 16 July 2019, the NSW Court of Appeal delivered its decision in Style Timber Floor Pty Ltd v Krivosudsky [2019] NSWCA 171. 1 This case was in respect of a Payment Claim issued under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment…

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