Alliance Contracting Pty Ltd and Tenix SDR Pty Ltd [2014] WASAT 136

Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) - Application for review of decision by adjudicator to dismiss - Whether s 4(3)(c) applies - Whether earthworks and associated works forming part of construction of a wastewater treatment plant are works constructing the plant - Whether wastewater treatment plant constructed for purpose of extracting or processing mineral bearing or other substance - Whether claim by principal for liquidated damages from contractor for failure to complete practical completion by due date is a payment claim - Whether dispute regarding principal having recourse to security provided by contractor is a payment dispute - Meaning of the words 'whether any party to the payment dispute is liable to make a payment, or to return any security' in s 31(2)(b).

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