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Debts in the Building and Construction Industry

There is a special process through which subcontractors and suppliers in the building and construction industry can claim debts owed to them. This process was created by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA). The process is intended to be quick and simple, and to avoid litigation through the Courts.

The process does not apply to domestic building contracts, except if sub-contracts have a claim for payment from the main contractor.

For more detailed information about how to make a claim under the Act, visit the website of the Office of the Small Business Commissioner here

Debts in the Building and Construction Industry  :  Last Revised: Tue Aug 19th 2014
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