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Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 No 46
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 24 July 2019 at 14:22)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 26
26   Claimant may make new application in certain circumstances
(1)  This section applies if:
(a)  a claimant fails to receive an adjudicator’s notice of acceptance of an adjudication application within 4 business days after the application is made, or
(b)  an adjudicator who accepts an adjudication application fails to determine the application within the time allowed by section 21 (3).
(2)  In either of those circumstances, the claimant:
(a)  may withdraw the application, by notice in writing served on the adjudicator or authorised nominating authority to whom the application was made, and
(b)  may make a new adjudication application under section 17.
(3)  Despite section 17 (3) (c), (d) and (e), a new adjudication application may be made at any time within 5 business days after the claimant becomes entitled to withdraw the previous adjudication application under subsection (2).
(4)  This Division applies to a new application referred to in this section in the same way as it applies to an application under section 17.