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Case Note – When is a Builders Licence not a Builders Licence?

 Introduction It is a common battleground in adjudications taking place in Queensland under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) (BCIPA) that issues relating to the licensing status of those that perform building work and the type or … Continue reading

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Payment Policy – Restrictions on bankruptcy petitions

The Federal Government’s plan to increase the minimum debt at which creditors can petition for bankruptcy fails to acknowledge many debtors can repay their debts and many creditors have fair and legitimate claims. Australia’s largest privately owned debt collection agency … Continue reading

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Payment Policy – Establishing a credit policy

All businesses that extend credit need good paperwork and credit procedures in place to minimise late payers and bad debt.  It is the first phase of your Payment Policy These procedures should be based on a written credit policy outlining the rules … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012/3 – Entitlement part 2

John Lowry FAIQS, AIAMA, ICECA, Reg Adjudicator (Qld) ENTITLEMENT – Part 2 Entitlement is your right to payment of the amounts claimed in your payment claims. It also establishes your rights in relation to the amounts you are required to … Continue reading

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Case Note – What documents are required to be included with a Payment Schedule

Providing further materials in adjudication responses under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) February 2012 The recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision of Syntech Resources Pty Ltd v Peter Campbell Earthmoving (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] … Continue reading

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The Definition of Mining under the BCIPA

A recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision demonstrates the importance for resources companies of understanding the role that security of payment legislation plays when carrying out mining-related construction works. In Queensland, the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (BCIPA) … Continue reading

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