Posts Tagged ‘Contract’

Limitation period for third party contribution

Written By: Chadleigh Danswan Chadleigh Danswan of Auckland law firm Legal Vision examines the recent High Court decision concerning limitation periods applying to third party claims for contribution. Overview On September 24, 2004, a leaky building claim was brought by the Body Corporate and unit owners of an apartment complex located at 8 Farnham Street, [...]

Two new Australian building cases

Delay in responding to new contract price. Building Renovation without Council Approval. CMC Cairns Pty Ltd v Isicob Pty Ltd A builder contracted to build a number of home units but subcontracted labour, formwork materials, plant and equipment to the value of $200,000. Nearing completion the builder altered the contract price and scope of works, [...]