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Construction Contracting

What is the 'date of practical completion' under AS 4000?

In NSW at least, the date of 'practical completion' under an unamended AS 4000 is the date the certificate of practical completion is issued - even if...

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Construction Contracting

How to claim an EOT under a construction contract

This article explains how to claim an EOT, and addresses some of the areas where mistakes are often made.

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Construction Contracting

2017 Review of Security of Payment Laws - A Summary

The Australian Government has appointed John Murray AM to review the security of payment laws in the building and construction industry. His draft rep...

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Commercial Disputes Construction Contracting

Can you appeal an adjudicator's security of payment determination?

Maybe, but it depends on your circumstances. The High Court is about to make an important decision that will clarify how the law works in this area.

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Construction Contracting

Regulating the Queen of Hearts - what's wrong with a simple solution?

If onerous notice or time bar clauses are to be regulated by the security of payment legislation, a simple (prescriptive) solution might be the best a...

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