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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[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 Jun 25, 2020 Biowood: When A Building Product Is Found Wanting
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  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 had been…

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Posted Feb 28, 2020 In the Future, know the Power of Instructions
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Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 15541 On 18 October 2019 His Honour Justice Rein delivered a decision in Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 1554 which found that a developer was unable to rely…

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Posted Sep 10, 2019 Your Contract, Your Risk: A Course On How To Manage Construction Contracts To Better Secure Project Success
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DESCRIPTION COST: $375 (incl GST) PER PERSON ($325 (incl GST) PER PERSON IF THREE OR MORE FROM ONE COMPANY) Mid-session food and drinks provided A course on how to manage construction contracts to better secure project success. The difference between the success or failure of a construction project often depends on how the underlying contract…

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