CCA Topic 1: Overview of the Construction Contracts Act
This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022. For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 webpages.
The Construction (Former Provisions) Contracts Act 2004 (the CCA) provides a number of very important protections to head contractors, subcontractors and suppliers working in the building and construction industry to ensure cash flow. The CCA prohibits and modifies certain provisions in construction contracts and introduces a means for the rapid adjudication of payment disputes under construction contracts. You can find further information about when the CCA applies, and how it may assist you in the following video and fact sheet and flow chart.
Topic 1 – CCA overview fact sheet
Information on using the Construction Contracts Act
Process and timeframes for adjudications under the CCA
CCA flow chart
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