Construction Contracts Act 2002

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Part 1 Preliminary provisions


3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to reform the law relating to construction contracts and, in particular,—


to facilitate regular and timely payments between the parties to a construction contract; and


to provide for the speedy resolution of disputes arising under a construction contract; and


to provide remedies for the recovery of payments under a construction contract.