To avoid doubt, this Act applies to residential construction contracts, except for the following provisions:
(a) sections 15 to 18 (which set out default provisions that relate to progress payments); and
(b) sections 23(2)(b), 24(2)(b), and 59(2)(b) (which relate to the serving of a notice to suspend the carrying out of construction work under a construction contract); and
(c) sections 29, 30, 32, and 49 to 55 (which relate to the issue of charging orders in respect of construction sites); and
(d) Part 4 (which relates to other measures for securing payment under this Act).