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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SECURITY OF PAYMENT ACT 2002


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Object of Act  
   4.      Definitions  
   5.      Definition of construction work  
   6.      Definition of related goods and services  
   7.      Application of Act  
   8.      Act binds the Crown  

   PART 2--RIGHTS TO PROGRESS PAYMENTS

   9.      Rights to progress payments  
   10.     Amount of progress payment  
   10A.    Claimable variations  
   10B.    Excluded amounts  
   11.     Valuation of construction work and related goods and services  
   12.     Due date for payment  
   12A.    Lien in respect of unpaid progress payment  
   13.     Effect of pay when paid provisions  

   PART 3--PROCEDURE FOR RECOVERING PROGRESS PAYMENTS

           Division 1--Payment claims and payment schedules

   14.     Payment claims  
   15.     Payment schedules  
   16.     Consequences of not paying claimant where no payment schedule  
   17.     Consequences of not paying claimant in accordance with payment schedule  

           Division 2--Adjudication of disputes

   18.     Adjudication applications  
   19.     Eligibility criteria for adjudicators  
   20.     Appointment of adjudicator  
   21.     Adjudication responses  
   22.     Adjudication procedures  
   23.     Adjudicator's determination  
   23A.    Adjudication determination to be given to parties and Authority  
   24.     Correcting mistakes in determinations  
   28.     Claimant may make new application if previous application refused or not determined  

           Division 2A--Review of adjudication

   28A.    Threshold for review  
   28B.    Application for review by respondent  
   28C.    Application for review by claimant  
   28D.    Procedure for making application  
   28E.    Right to make submissions  
   28F.    Designated trust account  
   28G.    Appointment of review adjudicator  
   28H.    Adjudication review procedures  
   28I.    Adjudication review determination  
   28J.    Authorised nominating authority must notify persons of review determination  
   28K.    Withdrawal of adjudication review application  

           Division 2B--Payment and recovery of adjudicated amounts

   28M.    Respondent required to pay adjudicated amount  
   28N.    Payment after review determination  
   28O.    Consequences of respondent not paying adjudicated amount  
   28P.    Consequences of claimant not paying adjudicated amount  
   28Q.    Adjudication certificates  
   28R.    Proceedings to recover amount payable under section 28M or 28N  

           Division 3--Claimant's right to suspend construction work

   29.     Claimant may suspend work  

           Division 4--Recovery from principal

   29A.    Definitions  
   30.     Application  
   31.     Recovery from principal  
   32.     Procedure for obtaining payment  
   33.     Certification of debt by court  
   34.     Notice of claim operates as assignment of debt  
   35.     Payment of respondent's debt by principal  
   36.     Priority of assignments  
   37.     Stay of payments  
   38.     Right of recovery if principal fails to pay  
   39.     When assignment ceases to operate  
   40.     Claimant to provide discharge notice  
   41.     Respondent to give information about principal  

           Division 5--Authorised nominating authorities, adjudicators and review adjudicators

   42.     Authorised nominating authorities  
   43.     The Authority may impose conditions  
   43B.    Authorised nominating authority to provide information  
   43C.    Authorised nominating authority fees  
   44.     Ministerial guidelines  
   45.     Adjudicator's and review adjudicator's fees  
   46.     Liability of adjudicator  

           Division 6--Effect of Part on civil proceedings

   47.     Effect of Part on civil proceedings  

   PART 3A--ADMINISTRATION

   47A.    Functions of the Authority  
   47B.    Register of authorised nominating authorities  
   47C.    Recording and publishing of determinations  

   PART 4--MISCELLANEOUS

   48.     No contracting out  
   49.     Confidentiality  
   50.     Service of notices  
   51.     Supreme Court—limitation of jurisdiction  
   52.     Regulations  
   53.     Transitional provision—Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Act 2006  
           ENDNOTES


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