Does your mould inspection report have a disclaimer for mould expertise?

If you are paying over $1000 for an expert mould report would you expect it can be used for litigation?  Most people would! 

Check the disclaimer and conditions of so-called “expert reports“.    It has come to our attention recently that it is common to see clauses like below in expert reports that make them invalid for litigation purposes

  • ” …this report provides first-round advice that does not meet evidentiary standards required by Expert Witness Codes of Conduct.  It is therefore not suitable for litigation purposes.”
  • “…this report and all its contents is prepared for scoping works … may not necessarily be suitable for presentation in litigation and other Court or Tribunal actions..”

NCAT (NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal ) recently only accepted the SAN-AIR report from 3 expert reports, as the other two reports by their own written admissions were not acceptable.

Before proceeding with any home inspections for mould make sure to see a sample report from the provider and review all the Disclaimer and Conditions clauses to ensure the report is acceptable in litigation.

SAN-AIR stands by its Home Health Inspection reports.

SAN-AIR will help landlords and tenants improve the quality of their indoor spaces.

Call: (02) 8809 5350 or email for our consulting services.

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