Procedural Changes to Building and Construction Law in South Australia

June 2011 paper for Legalwise Seminars, presented by Robert Fenwick Elliott

This paper deals with three procedural matters in relation to building and construction disputes in South Australia:

  1. the recent interest in taking cases to the Federal Court instead of the State courts;
  2. a recap on the Worker’s Liens Act; and
  3. an update on the Building & Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2009, and a preview of the challenges that practitioners will face when the legislation comes into operation with effect from 9 December 2011.

Procedural Changes to Building and Construction Law in South Australia

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