FPM Constructions v Council of the City of Blue Mountains [2005] NSWCA 340

CONTRACT - interpretation of building and construction contract AS4300-1995 - whether statutory declaration produced by builder in support of progress claim was false - effect of falsity of statutory declaration - whether power of superintendent to certify progress claim extends beyond termination of contract – whether builder had accrued right to progress payment – whether termination was lawful - whether show cause notice adequate - whether there was a substantial breach - COSTS - personal costs order against company director and shareholder under s148B of the District Court Act 1973 (NSW) - factors relevant to discretion to make costs order against a non-party

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