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BUILDING INDUSTRY FAIRNESS (SECURITY OF PAYMENT) ACT 2017 - SECT 65

Meaning of construction work

65 Meaning of construction work

(1)
"Construction work" means any of the following work
(a) the construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance, extension, demolition or dismantling of buildings or structures, whether permanent or not, forming, or to form, part of land;
(b) the construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance, extension, demolition or dismantling of any works forming, or to form, part of land, including walls, roadworks, powerlines, telecommunication apparatus, aircraft runways, docks and harbours, railways, inland waterways, pipelines, reservoirs, water mains, wells, sewers, industrial plant and installations for land drainage or coast protection;
(c) the installation in any building, structure or works of fittings forming, or to form, part of land, including heating, lighting, air-conditioning, ventilation, power supply, drainage, sanitation, water supply, fire protection, security and communications systems;
(d) the external or internal cleaning of buildings, structures and works, so far as it is carried out in the course of their construction, alteration, repair, restoration, maintenance or extension;
(e) any operation that forms an integral part of, or is preparatory to or is for completing, work of the kind referred to in paragraph (a) , (b) or (c) , including—
(i) site clearance, earthmoving, excavation, tunnelling and boring; and
(ii) the laying of foundations; and
(iii) the erection, maintenance or dismantling of scaffolding; and
(iv) the prefabrication of components to form part of any building, structure or works, whether carried out on-site or off-site; and
(v) site restoration, landscaping and the provision of roadways and other access works;
(f) the painting or decorating of the internal or external surfaces of any building, structure or works;
(g) carrying out the testing of soils and road making materials during the construction and maintenance of roads;
(h) any other work of a kind prescribed by regulation.
(2) To remove doubt, it is declared that
"construction work" includes building work within the meaning of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 .
(3) However,
"construction work" does not include any of the following work
(a) the drilling for, or extraction of, oil or natural gas;
(b) the extraction, whether by underground or surface working, of minerals, including tunnelling or boring, or constructing underground works, for that purpose.



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