Building & Construction Industry Security Of Payments Act
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Security Of Payments Act NSW

“The object of the Security Of Payments Act is to ensure that any person who undertakes to carry out construction work (or who undertakes to supply related goods and services) under a construction contract is entitled to receive, and is able to recover, progress payments in relation to the carrying out of that work and the supplying of those goods and services.”

NSW Security of Payment Act

For Help Making A Claim

For a payment claim to be valid and effective under the Security Of Payments Act the following details must be included, correct and complete.

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NSW Security of Payment Act

For Help Applying For Adjudication

If you have not received full payment or a Payment Schedule which is valid under the Security Of Payments Act which has not been complied with (or you disagree with) you may apply for adjudication.

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Security of Payment Act NSW

For Help Enforcing The Judgement

Once you have received a Security of Payments Act Adjudication Determination in your favour you may enforce the judgement.

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Security of Payment Act NSW

For Help Defending A Claim

To successfully defend a Payment Claim that has been made under the Security Of Payments Act you must respond correctly within the allowed time frame – IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND CORRECTLY AND WITHIN THE ALLOWED TIME FRAME YOU WILL BECOME LIABLE TO PAY THE DEBT.

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Security Of Payments Act NSW Benefits

12 Months To Make A Claim

Payment Withholding Requests

Security Of Payments Act NSW Pitfalls

Serving multiple invoices in any one month

Serving a payment claim without a supporting statement if you are a head contractor.