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Contractors sometimes demand 'prelims' on the extension of time. How are these calculated?

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asked Feb 5, 2013 in JCT Contracts by JCT Experts (-20 points)  
   

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Generally, this sort of claim is not permitted. None of the standard forms of contract include a provision for this. The contractor is not entitled to any additional payment due to extension of time, thus there is no need to calculate it.
answered Feb 5, 2013 by JCT Experts (-20 points)