The NSW Court of Appeal has handed down the most important decision concerning building defects in many years.
This decision means that builders and developers can be held liable for design defects.
This is a positive decision for owners corporations as it extends the scope of the statutory warranties concerning the quality of residential building work that is given by builders and developers to owners corporations under the home building legislation.
The case concerned defective residential building work that was undertaken to convert a warehouse complex originally built in 1928 into a mixed use strata development in Camperdown, Sydney.
So, what was the case about? Building Defects Case Important Decision
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