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CPD CPD Security of Payment 2012/5 – ENTITLEMENT –No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim?

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim? Quick Facts: Business Failures – 400 Queensland businesses went into legal protection in July and August.  Was … Continue reading

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Can part of an invalid adjudication decision be removed by the Court?

The Supreme Court of Queensland was recently asked to decide if an invalid part of an adjudication decision could be separated from the rest of the decision, thereby allowing the rest of the decision to stand. The answer was No.  … Continue reading

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Service of payment claims on superintendents

Payment (Really) Matters Comment If you are a respondent (owner, developer, contractor) your contract should be in lock-step with the BCIPA.  There are many compelling reasons why respondents should use the process defined in security of payment legislation as your … Continue reading

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Quantity Surveyors Kick a Goal with Schools

The final Task Force report on the Building the Education Revolution is now out and the winner is..West Australia. The expert Task Force  analysed in detail the successes or failures of the national roll-out in Australia’s schools. Commenting on the … Continue reading

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How Terms of Trade Help Ensure You Get Paid Every Time

When you do business with clients, the very best thing you can do to set a professional standard is to demonstrate that you are easy to deal with but that you are also fair and expect fairness in return. Expecting … Continue reading

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Mandatory obligations to take genuine steps to resolve disputes before commencing proceedings

Yet another reason to use Security of Payment Acts properly as our business-as-usual process: The Commonwealth Parliament recently enacted legislation to ensure that, as far as possible, people take genuine steps to resolve disputes before certain civil proceedings are instituted … Continue reading

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New tactics and new laws highlight the benefits of using Security of Payment

New tactics It has come to light that some respondents are using security of payment acts as a tactic to gain time and to put claimants to added expense to collect their overdue accounts.  There is an alarming increase in … Continue reading

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