Metacorp Pty Ltd v Andeco Construction Group Pty Ltd [2010] VSC 199

Building Contracts- Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic.) – Progress claim under s. 14 of the Act – Whether basic and essential requirements of the Act met – Jurisdictional error - Jurisdiction of an adjudication application made under the Act – Service of payment claim on person liable to make the payment – Whether service on superintendent sufficient – Whether service by email sufficient – Whether payment due under construction contract – Natural justice in respect of an adjudication under the Act – Principles of natural justice to be applied – Failure of adjudicator to permit respondent to the application to comment on material submissions put by the other party – Finding of breach of the rules of natural justice.

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