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BUILDING ACT 2004 (NO. 11 OF 2004) - SECT 55

Application by land owner for cancellation of stop notice

    (1)     This section applies if a stop notice has been given in relation to building work on a parcel of land, regardless of who gave the notice.

    (2)     The owner of the parcel of land may apply in writing to the construction occupations registrar for cancellation of the stop notice, giving reasons why the notice should be cancelled.

Note     The ordinary rules of agency apply in relation to an application under this section.

    (3)     Before making a decision on the application, the construction occupations registrar must consider—

        (a)     the application; and

        (b)     the reasons why the stop notice was given; and

        (c)     the current state of the building work to which the notice relates.

    (4)     The construction occupations registrar may cancel the stop notice if satisfied that the cancellation will not endanger the public or people who will use the building on which the building work is being, or is to be, done or affect public confidence about the standard of building work in the ACT.

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