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On 28 November 2014, Justice Darke of the Supreme Court of NSW decided a Notice of Motion application filed by the Defendant in Cavasinni Constructions Pty Ltd v New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation  NSWSC 1678.
On 3 December 2014 the High Court unanimously allowed an appeal from the decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia in MBI Properties Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation  FCAFC 112. In doing so, the High Court has reaffirmed the generally held view that a lease, as with other executory contracts, involves the lessor making at least two supplies.
The recent decision of his Honour Justice McDougall of the New South Wales Supreme Court in Kitchen Xchange v Formacon Building Services  NSWSC 1602 (Kitchen Xchange decision) has emphasised the importance of strict compliance with the procedural requirements of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (the Act).