Minister: Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport
Agency: Department of Housing and Public Works


Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
10 November 2017 18 January 2018 2017 Act No. 43

RA ss 7(1)(k), 26, 35, 40, 42A

01 March 2018 17 May 2018

certain provs commenced

11 September 2018 20 September 2018 2018 Act No. 17

certain provs commenced

11 November 2018 06 December 2018

certain provs commenced

RA s 40

17 December 2018 18 December 2018

certain provs commenced

RA ss 7(1)(k), 40

01 January 2019 20 December 2018

certain provs commenced

RA s 40

01 July 2019 24 July 2019 2018 Act No. 17
11 November 2019 12 November 2019

RA ss 7(1)(k), 40

18 December 2019 17 December 2019

s 211 exp 17 December 2019

Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 No. 43

date of assent 10 November 2017

ss 1–2, ch 9 pt 1 div 1, ch 9 pts 2–3, ss 250–256, 260–265, 266(2) and (3), 267(2) and (3), 270–277, 279–280, 282–285, 288–295, 296(1), 297, 299–303 and 305, 307(2) (other than to the extent it inserts new definition minimum financial requirements) comm on date of assent (see s 2(1))

s 296(2) comm on date of assent (see s 2(1)) (amdt could not be given effect)

chs 1 (other than ss 1, 2 and 3(2)(b)–(d)), 2, 6, 7 (other than s 201(2)(b)–(g)), s 211 (other than s 211(1)(a)(ii) and (5)), s 307(1) (other than to the extent it omits the definition demerit matter), sch 2 comm 1 March 2018 (see s 2 and 2018 SL No. 15)

ch 8 pt 1A comm 11 September 2018 (see s 2(1A))

s 307(1) (to the exent it om def demerit matter) not yet proclaimed into force and om 11 September 2018 (see 2018 Act No. 17 s 176ZT)

s 303A comm 11 November 2018 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2)) (2018 SL No. 178)

ss 3(2)(b)–(d), chs 3–5, s 201(2)(b)–(g), ch 8 (other than pt 1A, s 211(1)(a)(i), (b), (2)–(4)), ss 278, 304(2), 306, ch 9 pt 5, sch 1 comm 17 December 2018 (2018 SL No. 176))

ss 257–259, 266(1), 267(1), 268—269, 286–287, 298, 304(1), 307(2) (to the extent it inserts new definition minimum financial requirements) comm 1 January 2019 (2018 SL No. 219) (proposed commencement 11 November 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) (2018 SL No. 178))

s 281 comm 11 November 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) (2018 SL No. 178))

ch 9 pt 1 divs 2–3 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2(1) and 2018 SL No. 178))

Note—AIA s 15DA does not apply to ch 9 pt 1 divs 2 or 3 (see s 2(2))

Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 No. 43

date of assent 10 November 2017

ss 1–2, ch 9 pt 1 div 1 comm on date of assent (see s 2(1))

Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018 No. 17

date of assent 11 September 2018

pt 9 div 1A (other than s 176F (2)), ss 192A–192K, 193A–193G, 196 (3)–(6), sch 2 (amdts of Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017) comm on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

pt 1 div 1 (other than ss 12), div 2, pts 27, pt 8 div 1, ss 159173, 174, pt 9 div 1, s 176F (2), pt 9 div 2, div 4, sch 1, sch 2 (other than amdts of Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017) comm 1 July 2019 (2019 SL No. 41)

Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 No. 43

date of assent 10 November 2017

ss 12, ch 9 pt 1 div 1, ch 9 pts 2–3, ss 250–256, 260–265, 266 (2) and (3), 267 (2) and (3), 270–285, 288–297, 299–303 and 305, 307 (2) (other than to the extent it ins new def minimum financial requirements) comm on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

s 296 (2) comm on date of assent (see s 2 (1)) (amdt could not be given effect)

ch 1 (other than ss 1, 2 and 3 (2) (b)–(d)), ch 2, ch 6, ch 7 (other than s 201(2)(b)–(g), s 211 (other than s 211(1)(a)(ii) and (5), s 307(1) (other than to the extent it om def demerit matter), sch 2 comm 1 March 2018 (see s 2 and 2018 SL No. 15)

ch 8 pt 1A comm 11 September 2018 (see s 2 (1A))

s 307 (1) (to the exent it om def demerit matter) not yet proclaimed into force and om 11 September 2018 (see 2018 Act No. 17 s 176ZT)

s 303A comm 11 November 2018 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

ss 3 (2) (b)–(d), chs 3–5, s 201 (2) (b)–(g), ch 8 (other than pt 1A, s 211 (1) (a) (i), (b), (2)–(4A)), ss 278, 304 (2), 306, ch 9 pt 5, sch 1 comm 17 December 2018 (2018 SL No. 176))

ss 257–259, 266 (1), 267 (1), 268—269, 286–287, 298, 304(1), 307(2) (to the extent it ins new def minimum financial requirements) comm 1 January 2019 (2018 SL No. 219) (proposed commencement 11 November 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2018 SL No. 178))

s 281 comm 11 November 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2018 SL No. 178))

ch 9 pt 1 divs 23 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2 (1))

Note—AIA s 15DA does not apply to ch 9 pt 1 divs 2 or 3 (see s 2 (2))

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Long title amd 2017 No. 43 s 213

s 2 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176B

s 8 def disputed funds account om 2018 No. 17 s 176C(1)

s 8 def disputed funds trust account ins 2018 No. 17 s 176C(2)

s 8 def retention account om 2018 No. 17 s 176C(1)

s 8 def retention trust account ins 2018 No. 17 s 176C (2)

s 9 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176D

s 10A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176E

s 11 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176F

s 19 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176G

s 23 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176H

s 25 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176I

s 26 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176J

s 27 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176K

s 28 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176L

s 29 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176M

s 30 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176N

s 31 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176O

s 32 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176P

s 33 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176Q

s 34 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176R

s 34A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176S

s 34B ins 2018 No. 17 s 176T

s 35 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176U

s 36 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176V

s 36A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176W

s 36B ins 2018 No. 17 s 176W

s 36C ins 2018 No. 17 s 176W

s 37 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176X

s 39 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176Y

s 50 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176Z

s 52 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZA

ch 2 pt 5 div 1 hdg ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZB

ch 2 pt 5 div 2 hdg ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZC

s 54 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZD

ch 2 pt 5 div 3 hdg ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZE

s 54A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZF

s 55 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZG

s 55A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZH

s 56 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZI

s 57 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZJ

s 76 sub 2018 No. 17 s 176ZK

s 88 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZL

s 114 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 115 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 117 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 135 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 136 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 165 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZM

s 185 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZN

s 190 sub 2018 No. 17 s 176ZO

ch 8 pt 1A hdg ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZP

s 201A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZP

s 201B ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZP

s 201C ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZP

s 205A ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZQ

s 207 def subcontractors’ charge om 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 207 def subcontractor’s charge ins 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 208 amd 2018 No. 17 s 197 sch 2

s 209 amd 2018 No. 17 ss 176ZR, 197 sch 2

s 211 amd 2018 No. 17 s 176ZS

exp 17 December 2019 (see s 211(4A))

sch 2 def appeal ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(2)

sch 2 def disputed funds account om 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(1)

sch 2 def disputed funds trust account ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(2)

sch 2 def dispute resolution process ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(2)

sch 2 def retention account om 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(1)

sch 2 def retention trust account ins 2018 No. 17 s 176ZU(2)

Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Bill 2017