Sweeping changes to the CCA apply from 1 December 2015 - are you ready?

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 14:00
Multiple locations

NZIQS presents the "Introduction to the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015" National Roadshow

Changes to the Construction Contracts Act 2002 affect every new construction contract from 1 December 2015. These changes will affect everyone who is involved in a construction contract.

To ensure you are not caught out by these changes Peter Degerholm from Calderglen Associates Ltd, in conjunction with the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors, is presenting the Introduction to the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015 National Roadshow. We will host 2 hour seminars at ten locations across New Zealand.

What do the changes affect?

There will be extensive changes to the CCA including:
  • New requirements for payment claims and payment schedules
  • Removes distinction between residential and commercial contracts
  • Matters that can be referred to adjudication
  • Process for adjudicating disputes
  • Enforcing adjudicators' determinations
  • Extending the Act to industry professionals (from 1 September 2016)
  • New retention regime (from 31 March 2017)

You will receive handout material covering seminar content and a copy of the "CCA Handbook" (to be published and posted to each attendee in March 2016)

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in construction contracts - Quantity Surveyors, Business Owners, Project Managers, Consultants, Builders, Subcontractors, Suppliers, Lawyers, Adjudicators, Architects, Engineers, Accountants

NZIQS members can claim 2 hours CPD for this seminar. Licensed building practitioners (LBP) can claim 2 points skills maintenance for attending this seminar.

Investment

  • $125 + gst for NZIQS members. Enter your NZIQS promotional code below the ticket list.
  • $150 + gst for non-members

fee includes the CCA Handbook and seminar handout

About CCA handbook - "Making the Construction Contracts Act Work"

Approximately 200-page comprehensive overview of the Construction Contracts Act, as amended by the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015, covering:

  • The Act and how it works
  • The changes to the Act
  • The payments process 
  • Adjudication - for adjudicators and for parties to disputes
  • Enforcing overdue payments
  • A full copy of the amended Act and Regulations 
  • Model forms

CCA Handbook will be available for separate sale at www.calderglen.co.nz at $65.

For further information on seminar dates and locations click here http://is.gd/mhd3tn