Construction Contracts Bill 2004


Bill No.271

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to introduce security of payment legislation for the building and construction industry by:
1. Prohibiting payment provisions in contracts that slow or stop the movement of funds through the contracting chain;
2. Implying fair and reasonable payment terms into contracts that are not in writing;
3. Clarifying the right to deal in unfixed materials when a party to the contract becomes insolvent; and
4. Providing an effective rapid adjudication process for payment disputes.

StatusAssented to 07/08/2004
Royal Assent given 8 Jul 2004 as Act No. 16 of 2004. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/03/2004  
First Reading 03/03/2004  
Second Reading 03/03/2004  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/31/2004  
Consideration in Detail 04/07/2004  
Third Reading 04/07/2004  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 04/08/2004  
Second Reading 04/08/2004  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/24/2004  
Committee of the whole 06/24/2004  
Amendments adopted 06/25/2004  
Third Reading 06/25/2004  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  06/29/2004  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  06/30/2004