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how is delays and extension for time (eot) handled in a jct db11 contract

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on a jct design and build contract, what happens if the works on site are to be delayed due to incorrect installation of foundation slabs by specialist sub contractor would the main contractor be liable or able to request extension of time does the client get compensation essentially how is delays and defects in construction work on a db11 contract get resolved
asked Mar 15, 2015 in General by construction student  
   

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If the subcontractor is a domestic one (so not nominated or under the control of the Employer) the Contractor will not be entitled to an EOT as a subcontractor will be treated as the Contractor in the main contract.

For a good student or junior practitioner guide try evaluating Contract Claims by Davison and Mullen, http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405159200.html
answered Mar 30, 2015 by Rob Horne (8,690 points)