Are you dreaming of building your own home? Let’s imagine for a minute that you have just signed a contract to buy a block of land and about to set that dream in motion then you notice that the property has a covenant over the land. So, what does this mean for construction of your new home?
Have you ever heard the expression: “To assume only makes an ass out of u and me? Well, this rule applies when you assume competence without fully understanding the criteria that qualifies you as a Competent Person under the Building Act 1975. As we discussed in an earlier article, failure to correctly understand this term and the responsibilities the role entails, could result in serious future consequences.