The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“the Act”) is a growing learning curve for many. However, if the construction castor is not alive to the Act and their obligations, the lessons will come at a huge cost.
From today, builders will have to provide customers with written contracts and a list of their relevant skills and experience before they start work. The change applies to jobs worth more than $30,000, and those flouting the new rules face fines of $500. Builders must hand over a contract with all the details of warranties and […]
Residential Construction has often thrown up difficult problems in NZ property law. Contracts and Agreements are widely used and tested in court making most problems expensive, stressful, and slow to resolve. This week Tina Hwang, Queen City Law Construction lawyer, examines some of the upcoming changes that will be brought to bear by The Building […]