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BUILDING INDUSTRY FAIRNESS (SECURITY OF PAYMENT) ACT 2017 - SECT 76
Responding to payment claim
76 Responding to payment claim
(1) If given a payment claim, a respondent must respond to the payment claim
by giving the claimant a payment schedule within whichever of the following
periods ends first—
(a) the period, if any, within which the respondent must
give the payment schedule under the relevant construction contract;
business days after the payment claim is given to the respondent.
Maximum penalty—100 penalty units.
A failure to give a payment schedule as required under this section
is also grounds for taking disciplinary action under the Queensland Building
and Construction Commission Act 1991 .
(2) However, the respondent is not
required to give the claimant the payment schedule if the amount claimed in
the payment claim is paid in full on or before the due date for the progress
payment to which the payment claim relates.
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