Posts Tagged ‘Building Act 2004’

Is consent required for a large window replacement?

In the High Court appeal of Plastertech Systems Limited (“Plastertech”) & Simply Construction Limited v Auckland Council (“the Council”), the Court was asked to determine whether Plastertech and Simply Construction were exempt from obtaining building consent for the works completed by Simply Construction. Facts. The building work In 2014 a property owner contacted Plastertech to [...]

Supplier of construction materials entitled to issue a payment claim for future works

NMHB Limited v Concrete Structures (NZ) Limited In this month’s article I wish to review the High Court decision of NMHB Limited v Concrete Structures (NZ) Limited.  This was an application to set aside a statutory demand under section 289 of the Companies Act 1993, making demand for outstanding amounts owing pursuant to payment claims [...]

Carring out building work without a building consent – Tan v Auckland Council

In this month’s article, I wish to review the recent decision of Tan v Auckland Council.  The Appellant Mr Tan had been charged by the Auckland Council with one charge of carrying out building work without a building consent contrary to section 40 of the Building Act 2004.  By way of background section 40 states:- [...]