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PART ONE: IMPLEMENTATION
APPLICATION AND SCOPE
Compliance and Enforcement
Breaches By State Government Agencies
Breaches By Other Parties
REVIEW AND EVALUATION
The Code of Practice for the South Australian Building and Construction Industry is a statement of the
principles that the industry wants to apply to a range of procedures from project conception and initiation,
through tendering and construction activity, to project completion.
The Code was initiated by the private sector of the State’s building and construction industry as part of
the ongoing process of industry development. It is a tool to assist the industry to be nationally
competitive by strengthening the best practices that already exist and by introducing new best practices.
The Code supports the introduction of asset management policies by the State Government through the
Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI) and the achievement of these delivery
standards by the private sector.
These principles are to be applied through these Implementation Guidelines.
The Implementation Guidelines are in two parts.
Part one contains the procedures that State Government agencies and the private sector will follow to
implement the Code. Part two contains the schedules that nominate industry best practice and the
mechanisms to introduce them into State Government procurement.
These schedules will be amended as appropriate to ensure that the practices continue to reflect curr