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TCIC Course: The Construction Act

  • Event Date June 16, 2020 08:30

The Construction Institute of Canada – CPD

The “New” Construction Act came into force in two stages – the first round on July 1, 2018 and the second on October 1, 2019. The changes are substantial and include two brand new regimes: Prompt Payment and Interim Adjudication.

Topics include:

  • The Transition Rules – which Act applies – New or Old?
  • Prompt Payment – ‘proper invoice’, mandated payment dates, Notices of Non-Payment
  • Interim Adjudication–powers of Adjudicator, enforceability of decision, Authorized Nominating Authority, procedures
  • Liens: new expiry dates for preservation and perfection, increase in posted security
  • Holdback – mandatory release of holdback, phased and annual release of holdback, alternative form of holdback
  • Bonds- mandatory bonds on Public Projects in prescribed form
  • Municipalities – change in how to lien
  • Changes to Certification of Substantial Performance, deferral agreements, certifying in phases or annually
  • ‘capital repairs’, direct costs of extended duration, and other definition changes
  • Leasehold Improvements – new liability of the Landlord
  • Many other changes…

Pallett Valo Speaker:
Anna Esposito, Partner

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

8:30am – 12:00pm

Instructor-led live webinar

Registration Fee:
TCA Member: $150 + HST | Non-Member: $175 + HST

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