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NEC3 ECS Defect Certificate Template

NEC3 ECS Defect Certificate Template

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

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

You can use this NEC3 ECS 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 40.5 that a test or inspection by the Contractor is successful
  • Notify under clause 40.6 of the cost incurred by the Contractor in repeating a test or inspection
  • Notify under clause 41.1 that a test or inspection by the Contractor has passed
  • 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 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 Subcontract Works Information after accepting a proposal not to correct a Defect
  • Notify under clause 45.1 of the amount to be paid for uncorrected Defects
  • Notify under clause 45.2 of the cost the Subcontractor would incur in correcting a Defect