Building law changes should hasten dispute resolution

Tue, 29 Jan 2013

Jan 29 (BusinessDesk) - Changes to the Construction Contracts Act have been introduced in Parliament to expand the scope of accelerated dispute resolution processes. Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson tabled the Construction Contracts Amendment Bill in Parliament today, the first sitting day of Parliament for 2013, although it has yet to be formally introduced with a First Reading. The proposed changes remove the distinction between residential and commercial construction contracts; broaden the definition of construction wo...

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