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NEC3 ECC Option B - Is the Contractor entitled to 100% of the value of 'materials on site' or can the PM make a deduction from interim payments until they are incorporated into the works

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asked Mar 8, 2016 in Payment by anonymous   11 63 89

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The amount due at each assessment date is determined with reference to Core Clause 50.2, and Option B Clause 11.2(28).
At each assessment date the Price of Work Done to Date is the total of :
1. The quantity of work completed for each bill item multiplied by the rate.
2. A proportion of each lump sum which is the proportion of work completed for that lump sum.

So the amount due is entirely dependant on the structure of the Bill of Quantities.

Assuming there is no  item for materials on site in the Bill of Quantities then I don't believe that there is any amount due for "materials on site".
answered Mar 8, 2016 by Dave Parkinson (2,710 points)