Walton Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd v Corrosion Control Technology Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] QSC 67

Contracts - Building, Engineering and related contracts - Remuneration - Statutory regulation of entitlement to and recovery of progress payments - Payment claims - where the applicant was the main contractor for a building project – where the first respondent was a sub-contractor engaged by the applicant – where the first respondent made a claim for payment from the applicant – whether the claim for payment was valid

Arbitration – Conduct of the Arbitration proceedings – Powers, Duties and Discretion of Arbitrator – Duty to observe Rules of Natural Justice – where the third respondent made a decision under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) regarding the claim for payment - whether the third respondent complied with the obligation to afford natural justice – whether the decision made by the third respondent was effectual -  Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld), s 12 - Judicial Review Act 1991 (Qld), s 18, s 41 - Brodyn Pty Ltd v Davenport (2004) 61 NSWLR 421; [2004] NSWCA 394, considered - Gantley Pty Ltd v Phoenix International Group Pty Ltd [2010] VSC 106, considered - John Holland Pty Ltd v TAC Pacific Pty Ltd & Ors [2009] QSC 205, considered - Northbuild Construction P/L v Central Interior Linings P/L & Ors [2011] QCA 22, applied

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