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BUILDING INDUSTRY FAIRNESS (SECURITY OF PAYMENT) ACT 2017 - SECT 82
(1) After being given notice of an adjudicator’s acceptance of an
adjudication application under section 81 , the respondent may give the
adjudicator a response to the adjudication application (the
"adjudication response" ).
(2) However, the respondent must not give an
adjudication response if the respondent failed to give the claimant a payment
schedule as required under section 76 .
(3) The adjudication response—
must be in writing; and
(b) must identify the adjudication application to
which it relates; and
(c) may include the submissions relevant to the
response the respondent chooses to include.
(4) However, the
adjudication response must not include any reasons (
"new reasons" ) for withholding payment that were not included in the payment
schedule when given to the claimant.
(5) The adjudicator may require the
respondent to resubmit the adjudication response without the new reasons.
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