NEC4: Dispute Resolution Service Contract Flow Charts

NEC4: Dispute Resolution Service Contract Flow Charts
  • Publish Date: 29/09/2017 15:26:52
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
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These flow charts depict the procudures followed when using the NEC4 Dispute Resolution Service Contract (DRSC). They are intended to help people using the DRSC to see how the various DRSC core clauses and Options come together to produce clear and precise sequences of action for the people involved.

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Foreword v
Preface vii
Acknowledgements ix
Abbreviations used in the flow chart boxes 1
Legend 2
Flow Charts 3
1 General 3
2 Adjudication Sheets 1 and 2 4
3 Dispute Avoidance Board 6
4 Payment 7
5 Termination 8
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