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Posted May 26, 2021 CONSTRUCTION LAW REFORM
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THE DESIGN AND BUILDING PRACTITIONERS ACT 2020 (NSW); and THE RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT BUILDINGS (COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT POWERS) ACT 2020 (NSW) Two significant pieces of legislation have come into effect in NSW recently which have retrospective application, which means that they apply to buildings that have already been constructed. They are: 1.   The Design and Building…

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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 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 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 Jun 25, 2020 Biowood: When A Building Product Is Found Wanting
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AUTHOR: ANTHONY HERRON Remedies for Construction INTRODUCTION The decision of The Owners Strata Plan No 92888 v Taylor Construction Group Pty Ltd & Frasers Putney Pty Ltd (2019) 15 November 2019 raises important issues for construction and fire safety compliance. We set out our comments about this decision and its consequences. THE CLAIM Biowood* cladding…

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Posted Apr 27, 2020 MBA Webinar: Building License Requirements
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If you missed MBA’s first webinar and presentation from our Special Counsel John Hodgkinson, look no further. John speaks about Builders Licence and gives valuable tips if you have had trouble in the past and helps point you in the right direction. Contact us For more information, please contact our lawyers David Glinatsis or John…

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