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An Overview of Time (Part 4) How Delay is Dealt with in JCT, NEC and FIDIC

An Overview of Time (Part 4) How Delay is Dealt with in JCT, NEC and FIDIC

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The aim of this course is to explore the main areas of potential risk relating to time and progress on construction contracts and how they are dealt with under standard forms of contract, such as JCT, NEC and FIDIC. This course provides examples common pitfalls relating to the application of extensions of time and how the process works for common forms of contract.

After studying this course, you should be able to:-

1. Explain why an extension of time can only be validly granted if the procedures which the contract lays down are strictly followed.
2. Provide examples of how the different forms affect the extension of time, in particular; JCT SBC, FIDIC Red Book and NEC ECC forms