“The object of the Building Industry Fairness (Security Of Payment) Act 2017 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.”
For Help Making A Claim
For a payment claim to be valid and effective under the Act the following details must be included, correct and complete.
For Help Applying For Adjudication
If you have not received full payment or a Payment Schedule not complied with (or you disagree with) you may apply for adjudication.
For Help Enforcing The Judgement
Once you have received an Adjudication Determination in your favour you may enforce the judgement.
For Help Defending A Claim
To successfully defend a Payment Claim that has been made under the 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.