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NEC3 ECC Defects Notification by the Contractor Template

NEC3 ECC Defects Notification by the Contractor Template

Use this free downloadable template to help you create notifications in connection with Defects management under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC).

The ECC gives the Supervisor wide ranging powers to address matters of Defects, including requiring tests and inspections and issuing the Defects Certificate.

You can use this NEC3 ECC template for communications in respect of Defects as follows: - 

  • Notify under clause 40.3 of a test or inspection
  • Notify under clause 40.3 of the result of a test or inspection
  • Notify under clause 40.6 of the cost incurred by the Employer in repeating a test or inspection
  • Notify under clause 41.1 that Plant and Materials have passed a test or inspection
  • Instruct under clause 42.1 to search for a Defect
  • Notify under clause 42.2 of a Defect
  • Notify under clause 43.3 of the issue of the Defect Certificate
  • Submit/notify under clause 44.1 a proposal to accept a Defect
  • Submit under clause 44.2 for acceptance a quotation to accept a Defect
  • Reply under clause 44.2 to a quotation to accept a Defect
  • Instruct under clause 44.2 to change the Works Information after accepting a proposal not to correct a Defect
  • Notify under clause 45.1 of the cost to the Employer of having a Defect corrected
  • Notify under clause 45.2 of the cost the Contractor would incur in correcting a Defect