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Posted Aug 28, 2020 “Game Changer” For Developers: The Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (NSW)
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INTRODUCTION TO THE RABA On Tuesday 1 September 2020, the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (NSW) (RABA) will commence. The RABA is the latest in a raft of amendments to legislation governing construction law designed to provide greater regulation to the residential construction sector. The amendments appear to have been introduced…

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Posted Aug 17, 2020 Certifiers And Building Professionals NSW – Further Developments In The Regulation And Conduct of Certifiers
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On 1 July 2020, the Building and Development Certifiers Act 2018 (the Act) and the Building and Development Certifiers Regulation 2020 (the Regulation) became law in New South Wales. The follows on from the increased regulation and compliance measures introduced in the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 NSW (DBPA) which came into operation on…

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Posted Jul 13, 2020 Security Of Payment Act: Court of Appeal Decision Settles Law Regarding Supporting Statements
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Casenote: TFM Epping Land Pty Ltd v Decon Australia Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 93[1] On 14 May 2020 the Court of Appeal delivered its decision in the matter of TFM Epping Land Pty Ltd v Decon Australia Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 93 in respect of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999…

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Posted Jul 07, 2020 Security of Payment Act: The role of reference dates revisited by the Court of Appeal
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  Casenote: Brolton Group Pty Ltd v Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 63 [1] On 17 April 2020 the Court of Appeal delivered a decision in relation to the controversial topic of “reference dates” under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act). There was a unanimous decision…

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Posted Jun 30, 2020 Podcast: Combustible Cladding Ep. 3
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Special Counsel, Anthony Herron provides an update on developments in the law in relation to Aluminium Composite Cladding. This episode will look at legal reform.   Episode 1: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_1/ Episode 2: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_2/   For more information – Download our Combustible Cladding eBook here See our Combustible Cladding articles: https://kreisson.com.au/c/publication…  

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