Monthly Archives: May 2011

How the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) affects the construction industry

If you administering a contract : ·       where goods or equipment are located at another party’s premises? ·      that involves hire equipment on a long-term basis? ·       that contains Romalpa (retention of title) clauses? Then, the Personal Property Securities Act … Continue reading

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NSW adds weight to construction Security of Payment.

The NSW SoPA (security of payments Act), although relatively successful, was being exploited in areas with particular focus on respondents delaying and frustrating payment processes to their down stream contractors and sub contractors. This frustration and lack of ethics in … Continue reading

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Victorian Judgement adds Spice (or is it Pepper) to Security of Payment Act

The Victorian security of payment Act (BCISoPA), under it’s unique section 10 arrangements,  places more responsibility on claimants to protect and tie down their entitlement to payment under a contract before they are entitled to claim for payment.  There is … Continue reading

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