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JAG Projects Qld Pty Ltd v Total Cool Pty Ltd (QSC) - security of payments - no error in adjudication in favour of first respondent - application dismissed
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JAG Projects Qld Pty Ltd v Total Cool Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 229
Supreme Court of Queensland
Bond J
Security of payments - first respondent was beneficiary of adjudicator’s decision under Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) - applicant sought declaration adjudication void and orders setting aside statutory demand served on it by first respondent - held: first respondent’s invoice complied with s17(2)(c) - there was only one claim, not two as contended by applicant - applicant’s contentions rejected that adjudicator failed to give sufficient reasons or properly to consider applicant’s submissions - argument also rejected that first respondent was prohibited from embarking on regime under the Act because it was no longer licenced at the time it made claim - application dismissed.