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When a referral is made, is it legally permissible for the architect to respond on behalf of the employer?

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asked Feb 6, 2013 in JCT Contracts by JCT Experts (-20 points)  
   

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No, or at least it shouldn't be expected. The architect's duties do not include running an adjudication, nor do his / her skills or training indicate that this would be appropriate.
answered Feb 6, 2013 by JCT Experts (-20 points)