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1 Apr 15
Is your contractor paying its subcontractors?

Is your contractor paying its subcontractors?

1 April 2015

Recently some of our Council clients have received complaints from subcontractors that they are not getting paid by Council contractors.  At the same time, contractors are submitting statutory declarations to Councils with their payment claims reporting that all of their subcontractors have been paid.

In this alert, construction and procurement lawyer Tony Roccisano suggests some methods for your Council to better monitor payment problems between its contractors and subcontractors.

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