THE NSW Building Commissioner will be able to issue stop work orders, order developers to rectify defective buildings and stop occupation certificates from being issued.
With three goals …
-the first to focus on the accreditation regime for designers
-the second to give insurers the confidence to ensure the work
-the third decennial liability insurance with 10 years coverage for defects for consumers
The new legislation has been described as complicated however, when companies contravene the legislation the directors and any involved in company management can be personally liable! This may also be retrospective!
IT would seem due to community-wide awareness of the shoddy work of this Sector … with the word having gotten around … across the Globe … and the consequent pull-back that the TaskForce had to concede somewhat … and it could be this is as far as they have let the Commissioner get to …