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BUILDING INDUSTRY FAIRNESS (SECURITY OF PAYMENT) ACT 2017 - SECT 64
Definitions for chapter
64 Definitions for chapter
In this chapter—
"adjudicated amount" see section 88 (1) .
"adjudication application" see section 79 (1) .
"adjudication certificate" see section 91 (1) .
"adjudication response" see section 82 (1) .
"adjudicator" , in relation to an adjudication application, means an
adjudicator appointed under section 81 to decide the application.
"carry out construction work" means—
(a) carry out construction work
(b) directly or indirectly, cause construction work to be
carried out; or
(c) provide advisory, administrative, management or
supervisory services for carrying out construction work.
"claimant" see section 75 (1) .
"complex payment claim" means a payment claim for an amount more than $750,000
(exclusive of GST) or, if a greater amount is prescribed by regulation, the
"construction contract" means a contract, agreement or other arrangement under
which 1 party undertakes to carry out construction work for, or to supply
related goods and services to, another party.
"construction work" see section 65 .
"due date" , for a progress payment, means the day the progress payment
becomes payable under section 73 .
"payment claim" see section 68 (1) .
"payment schedule" see section 69 .
"progress payment" means a payment to which a person is entitled under
section 70 , and includes, without affecting any entitlement under the
(a) the final payment for construction work carried out, or for
related goods and services supplied, under a construction contract; or
single or one-off payment for carrying out construction work, or for supplying
related goods and services, under a construction contract; or
(c) a payment
that is based on an event or date, known in the building and construction
industry as a ‘milestone payment’.
"reference date" see section 67 .
"related goods and services" see section 66 .
"relevant construction contract" , for a progress payment or payment claim,
means the construction contract to which the progress payment, or to which the
payment claim, relates.
"respondent" see section 75 (1) .
"standard payment claim" means a payment claim that is not a
complex payment claim.
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