GRD Group (NT) Pty Ltd v K & J Burns Electrical Pty Ltd [2010] NTSC 34

Contracts – subcontract – construction of contracts – payment claims and security – criteria for valid payment claim – retention monies in subcontract for security – late completion of subcontract – reconciliation statements – time for payment of payment claims – whether tax invoices amount to payment claims – strict compliance for valid payment claim – whether repeat claims can be authorised by contract – motion for a declaration that the determination is void – stay of the judgment.

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