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ECC Section 15 – Early Warnings

The early warning process is a mechanism for both parties to identify potential problems to the project. The contract emphasises that both Parties are obliged to notify the other as soon as they become aware of a matter that could affect time, cost or quality. Traditionally it is the Contractor that tends to raise more […]

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ECC section 13 – Communications

Flow of communication is essential between the parties to ensure the level of understanding and transparency between the Parties. In particular clauses 13.1 and 13.7 are key, where all communications are required to be  in a form that can be read, copied and recorded, and the requirement for any notification to be separate from other […]

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ECC Clause 11.2 – defined terms

Any capitalised terms within the contract mean that they are a defined term of which a definition will be found in section 11 of the contract, whilst any italicised terms within the contract will be quantified within Contract Data Part 1 of a particular contract.

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NEC requirement to act in a “spirit of mutual trust and co-operation”

The opening clause of the ECC contract brings two very important issues to the fore, that 1) everyone named and involved with the contract has to do what it says, and 2) do this in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation.

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NEC4 Suite of Contracts – Overview

The NEC contract is deliberately written to formalise the requirement to carry out good practice project management systems that should assist the project teams in understanding the status of both time and cost for the lifecycle of the project.

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