Administering security of payment claims

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Claims by contractors made under Security of Payment (SOP) legislation can have various implications for architects administering a construction contract. This guidance note provides an overview of important considerations and practical tips for navigating the role of the architect in administering an SOP payment claim.

Effective 1 March 2021, the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW) Schedule 2 has introduced important consequences for owners and builders on all residential building in NSW where the owner occupies or plans to occupy the home at the end of the project. Read more about the changes in Acumen note Security of Payment - NSW.

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