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E-Alert: Rising from the rubble – what damages can be recovered when a residential building contract has been breached?
Article notes that for breach of a building contract, damages may become recoverable by the party not in breach.
Australia
25 Sep 2019
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e-Alert: Home was not built in a day – termination for delay under a residential building contract
Whether a residential building contract can be terminated for delay is a matter of fact & degree. Seek legal advice if concerned.
Australia
18 Sep 2019
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e-Alert: Home was not built in one day – Termination for delay under a residential building contract
In this case, the owners were entitled to terminate the contract for a failure to progress the works with due diligence.
Australia
4 Sep 2019
5
E-Alert: Incoming ban on combustible cladding in Queensland
It was recently announced that combustible cladding is to be banned on all new Queensland buildings going forward.
Australia
26 Jul 2019
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E-Alert: Home and hosed? Tips for terminating residential building contracts
This is the first in a series addressing the practical considerations of terminating a residential building contract.
Australia
26 Jul 2019
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E-Alert: Vegetation clearing update for Queensland
Local councils are allowed to make assessable the clearing of vegetation on prescribed land but only to a limited extent.
Australia
10 Jun 2019
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E-Alert: Combustible cladding – deadline for Stage 1 compliance
Stage 1 deadline for combustible cladding compliance obligations for owners of affected private buildings was 29 March.
Australia
1 Apr 2019
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E-Alert: Private elevator lifts in Queensland community title schemes: Who foots the bill?
As the lift was not used solely for the supply of utility services to lot 8, costs were shared amongst all lot owners.
Australia
22 Oct 2018
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E-alert: Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018
Under new laws privately owned buildings will have to undergo rectification works where a fire risk is identified.
Australia
3 Oct 2018
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E-Alert: Delay to new security of payment regime in Queensland
It is likely that the new security for payment regime for the building industry will not commence until 17 December 2018.
Australia
21 Jun 2018
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E-Alert: Release of subcontractor retention monies cannot be dependent upon events under the head contract
Any such clauses are likely to fall foul of the prohibition of 'pay when paid' provisions in security of payment regimes.
Australia
26 Feb 2018
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E-Alert: Common law trespass by overhanging crane: Is it sunnier in Queensland?
Fortunately, in contrast to Victoria, developers in Queensland could apply to the courts for a statutory right of user.
Australia
2 Aug 2017
14
E-Alert: Here is to you, Mr. Robinson: Damages awarded for misleading statutory declaration accompanying progress claim
Individuals making statutory declarations should always ensure that the contents are true and correct and not misleading.
Australia
23 Jun 2017
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E-alert: Crackdown on developer compliance with GST requirements
This measure will impact developers of residential properties where the sale of the stock gives rise to a taxable supply.
Australia
8 Jun 2017
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E-alert: Preventing the enforcement of security in a construction setting
This recent decision confirms the difficulties which a party will face when seeking to restrain a call upon a security.
Australia
2 Jun 2017
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E-alert: Shutting the gate after the horse has bolted: Backdoor review of QBCC insurance payment not permitted
Builders must take appropriate action if they receive documents from QBCC and challenge decisions where appropriate.
Australia
5 May 2017
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E-alert: AS11000, Dead and buried… But perhaps not quite cremated?
Some of the concepts set out in AS11000 may, at some time in the future, be included in the form of a new draft contract.
Australia
17 Apr 2017
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What can a developer do if a neighbour does not allow access to the neighbouring property?
In Queensland, the 'statutory right of user' provisions in section 180 of the Property Law Act is the avenue for relief.
Australia
24 Mar 2017
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E-ALERT: Remember the clock keeps ticking when applying to set aside an Adjudication decision
Principals need to consider their rights carefully and quickly when they receive an adverse Adjudication Decision.
Australia
8 Mar 2017
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