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Cladding appeal decision provides further clarity about the ‘attachment’ exception

A recent decision to uphold a NCAT appeal decision has provided a useful judicial articulation of some of the relevant clauses from the Building Code of Australia regarding cladding compliance. The decision also provides further clarity about the ‘attachment’ exception which, in certain circumstances, permits the use of combustible cladding.

W+K’s Marcus Saw looks at this decision and the guidance it provides on a frequently explored defence in cladding cases.

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