Building & Construction Industry Security Of Payments Act
Powerful Legislation
For Construction Debt Recovery

Security Of Payments Act Forms

Payment Claim

If you have carried out construction work or supplied related goods and services under a construction contract (which can be an oral agreement, or a written agreement in a variety of forms) you may be entitled to make a claim under the security of payment Act legislation for your state.

Each state has different time limits to do this. The best approach is to start the process as soon as the debtor goes outside of the agreed trading terms.

Complete this form to start the process that leads to your claim being determined as payable by an adjudicator under the security of payments act laws – Payment Claim Form

2nd Notice

If you have served a invoice / payment claim and haven’t receive payment or any response from the debtor that owes you money, the next step in the process that leads to your claim being determined as payable by an adjudicator under the security of payments act laws is to serve a second notice on the debtor that owes you money.

The 2nd Notice can only be served after the due date for payment, the purpose of it is to notify the debtor of your intention to apply for adjudication and to give them a second chance to reply to your payment claim.

Complete this form to obtain entitlement to apply for adjudication under the security of payments act laws – 2nd Notice Form

Payment Schedule

If you have received an invoice / payment claim for construction work carried out or supplied related goods and services provided under a construction contract (which can be an oral agreement, or a written agreement in a variety of forms) you must serve a payment schedule if you wish to defend a payment claim made under the security of payment Act legislation for the state in which the construction project is situated.

Complete this form to ensure you are not barred from lodging a defence during the adjudication process – Payment Schedule Form

Adjudication Application

You are entitled to apply for adjudication if you have either:

  1. received a valid payment schedule (a written response to the invoice / payment claim or 2nd notice that you have served under the security of payments act legislation), or
  2. served a valid 2nd notice under the security of payments act legislation and the period allowed for the debtor that owes you money to reply has passed

then the nest step in the security of payments act process that leads to your payment claim being determined as payable by an adjudicator is to apply for adjudication under the security of payments act legislation for the state in which the construction project is situated, for your claim against the debtor that owes you money.

Complete this form to apply for adjudication – Adjudication Application Form