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NEC3 ECC: Which is the most important milestone in an NEC3 programme in terms of delay damages and why?

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Which is more important - planned Completion or Completion Date?
asked Nov 28, 2016 in NEC3 Time by AW  
   

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Most important milestone in programme is planned Completion. If this is beyond the Completion Date then the Contractor is liable to pay Delay Damages. If ever there is a compensation event, the test is to see how much it has affected planned completion - you then move Completion Date by the same amount. Completion Date movement is the by-product of what happened to planned. This is why planned Completion is so important.
answered Nov 28, 2016 by Glenn Hide (24,730 points)