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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SECURITY OF PAYMENT ACT 1999 - SECT 5

Definition of “construction work”

5 Definition of “construction work”

(1) In this Act,
"construction work" means any of the following work:
(a) the construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance, extension, demolition or dismantling of buildings or structures forming, or to form, part of land (whether permanent or not),
(b) the construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance, extension, demolition or dismantling of any works forming, or to form, part of land, including walls, roadworks, power-lines, telecommunication apparatus, aircraft runways, docks and harbours, railways, inland waterways, pipelines, reservoirs, water mains, wells, sewers, industrial plant and installations for purposes of land drainage or coast protection,
(c) the installation in any building, structure or works of fittings forming, or to form, part of land, including heating, lighting, air-conditioning, ventilation, power supply, drainage, sanitation, water supply, fire protection, security and communications systems,
(d) the external or internal cleaning of buildings, structures and works, so far as it is carried out in the course of their construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance or extension,
(e) any operation which forms an integral part of, or is preparatory to or is for rendering complete, work of the kind referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c), including:
(i) site clearance, earth-moving, excavation, tunnelling and boring, and
(ii) the laying of foundations, and
(iii) the erection, maintenance or dismantling of scaffolding, and
(iv) the prefabrication of components to form part of any building, structure or works, whether carried out on-site or off-site, and
(v) site restoration, landscaping and the provision of roadways and other access works,
(f) the painting or decorating of the internal or external surfaces of any building, structure or works,
(g) any other work of a kind prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection.
(2) Despite subsection (1),
"construction work" does not include any of the following work:
(a) the drilling for, or extraction of, oil or natural gas,
(b) the extraction (whether by underground or surface working) of minerals, including tunnelling or boring, or constructing underground works, for that purpose,
(c) any other work of a kind prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection.



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