Sep 29, 2018

Winds of change in construction law

Column by Janelle Kerrisk The only constant in relation to laws that support the construction industry in Queensland is – change. The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 26 October 2017 and is designed to achieve Security of Payment for subcontractors working in Queensland.  The key changes are: the introduction of Project Bank Accounts; repealing the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (BCIPA); repealing the Subcontractors Charges Act 1974 (SCA) and in the process ...

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