Major projects & construction 5 Minute Fix 39

  • Australia
  • 09/09/2019
  • Clayton Utz

Get your 5 Minute Fix of major projects and construction news. This issue we look at Infrastructure Australia’s release of the Australian Infrastructure Audit Report 2019 and the call for infrastructure delivery to evolve to meet Australia’s needs in the future; the risks with being prescriptive and “having regard to” in contracts; the Construction Industry Leadership Forum practice notes; and we finish up (because it wouldn’t be a 5 Minute Fix without it) with a recent SOP Act decision from the NT Court of Appeal.

- Infrastructure Australia Audit Report – A future of uncertainty – The meaning of “having regard to” and the problem of being prescriptive – Ten Point Plan – Practice notes – Adjudicator to consider set-off as a valid defence to a payment claim under the NT SOP Act

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