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CONTRACTORS DEBTS ACT 1997

- As at 6 July 2009
- Act 110 of 1997

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Notes

   PART 2 - OBTAINING PAYMENT OF DEBT

   5.      Unpaid persons can obtain payment from principal
   6.      Procedure for obtaining payment
   7.      Certification of debt by court
   8.      Notice of claim operates as assignment of debt
   9.      Payment of defaulting contractor’s debt by principal
   10.     Priority of assignments under Act
   11.     Right of recovery if principal fails to pay
   12.     Assignment ceases to operate on discharge of debt
   13.     Unpaid person required to provide discharge notice

   PART 3 - GENERAL

   14.     Attachment order
   15.     Defaulting contractor to give information concerning principal
   16.     Act capable of application to series of contractual arrangements
   17.     Limitation period
   18.     No contracting out
   19.     Act does not affect other remedies
   20.     Proceedings for offences
   21.     Regulations
   22.     Repeal
   23.     Savings, transitional and other provisions
   24.     Review of Act
           SCHEDULE 1


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